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China culture and society : the Wason Pamphlet Collection, Cornell University

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China (Adam Matthew Digital (Firm) : 2012)
China [electronic resource] : culture and society : the Wason Pamphlet Collection, Cornell University, 1750-1929 1800-1929.
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital ; [Chicago, Ill.] : Adam Matthew Education [North American distributor], c2012.
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1 online resource
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Primary remote access for Yale University authorized users is through EZproxy; resource may also be accessed through Yale's Virtual Private Network (VPN).
Access is available to the Yale community.
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Includes material by or about the following people: Lord Amherst, Ansom Burlingame, Sir Frederick Bruce, Emperor Daoguang, Dowager Empress Cixi, Charles Elliot, Emperor Guangxu, Robert Hart, Kang Youwei, Emperor Jiaqing, James Legge, Li Hongzhang, Lin Zexu, Lord George Macartney, William Alexander Parsons Martin, Robert Morrison, Lord Napier, Peter Parker, William Pitt, Sir Henry Pottinger, Prince Gong, Emperor Qianlong, Sun Yatsen, J. Hudson Taylor, Emperor Tongzhi, Frederick Townsend Ward, Emperor Xianfeng, Yuan Shikai.
Includes material by or about the following organisations: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, China Inland Mission, Church Missionary Society, East India Company, London Missionary Society, Medical Missionary Society, Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts.
Includes material on the following topics: arts and artefacts, bibliographies, education, exploration and travel, faith and philosophy, foreign relations and diplomacy, general histories and surveys, governance, international conflict and invasion, language and writing, leisure and pastimes, literature, poetry and folklore, missionaries and Christianity, opium trade, consumption and policy, rebellion and revolution, science, medicine and health, the Chinese diaspora, the foreign presence in China, the natural world, trade, industry and commerce, transport and communication.
Wason Collection, Cornell University
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China: culture and society is the full-text searchable database of the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia (Cornell university library). The collection spans three centuries (from approximately 1750-1929) and encompasses speeches, guides, reports, essays, catalogs, magazine articles and other material addressing Chinese history, culture, and daily life. Subjects covered include education, emigration, foreign relations, missionaries, wars, rebellion, reform, opium, healthcare and language.
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February 22, 2013
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Wason, Charles William, 1854-1918.
Cornell University. Library. Wason Collection.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Adam Matthew Education (Firm)

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