East Asian Studies

Translations of the Peking Gazette Online

Description

Translations of the Peking Gazette Online is a comprehensive database of approximately 8,500 pages of English-language renderings of official edicts and memorials from the Qing dynasty that cover China’s long nineteenth century from the Macartney Mission in 1793 to the abdication of the last emperor in 1912. As the mouthpiece of the government, the Peking Gazette is the authoritative source for information about the Manchu state and its Han subjects as they collectively grappled with imperial decline, re-engaged with the wider world, and began mapping the path to China’s contemporary rise.

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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44096
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Chinese Text Project

Description

The Chinese Text Project (http://ctext.org) is a widely used open-access digital library of pre-modern Chinese writing. With over thirty thousand titles, 25 million pages of scanned primary source materials, and more than five billion characters of transcribed text, it is the largest database of its type.

UM's subscription to this digital library enables staff and students to easily and efficiently access full-text data for digital humanities research and teaching use, through both the online web interface by means of a variety of plugins, as well as through other specialized mechanisms such as data mining APIs.

More information: http://ctext.org/tools/digital-humanities

Type
Database
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/43901
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China Government Gazettes Full-text Database 中国政报公报期刊文献总库

Description

Part of CNKI, this database is a comprehensive collection of government gazettes, bulletins, announcements, and proclamations.  It contains national and local laws and regulations from Chinese government departments at all levels and is updated frequently.  Currently there are 380,000 items mainly published after 1994, with some titles covering retrospectively from the first issue.

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Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42298
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Archives of the Communist Party of China (CPC) 中国共产党资料库

Description

This database contains archives and publications of the CPC since its establishment in 1921.  It mainly includes documents from the CPC's Central Committee, the Party's National Congresses and plenary sessions since 1921, documents published or jointly published by the Party Literature Research Center and related ministries since the late 1980s, and activities of current party elites since 1989.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42282
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Database of the National People's Congress (NPC) 全国人民代表大会数据库

Description

This database is a comprehensive collection of archives and documents of the NPC at both central and provincial levels, from the first session of the first NPC to present.  The collection includes deputy lists, agendas, conference updates, documents and reports, resolutions and statements, leaders’ activities, selected proposals, press conferences, and video reports.  It also features 常委会公报 (Gazettes of the NPC Standing Committee), NPC laws, NPC agendas, resolutions, and related reports.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42280
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EPS (Economy Prediction System) China Data

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Description

EPS China Data provides series of statistical and census data about China.  The data platform includes 40 sub-databases sourced from industrial, regional, and national organizations covering various subject areas and all regions of China.  It is a one-stop service, offering data retrieval, processing, analysis, forecasting, visualization display, and export.  This database has both English and Chinese versions, which contain over 1.2 million basic and combined statistical indicators in time series with a yearly increment of more than 55 million numeric data.

English-language user guides are located at:
    http://edp.epsnet.com.cn/html/guidedetail1_en.html
    http://edp.epsnet.com.cn/html/guidedetail2_en.html
    http://edp.epsnet.com.cn/html/guidedetail3_en.html
Chinese-language user guides are located at:
    http://edp.epsnet.com.cn/guide.html
 

Type
Database
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42278
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UDNdata Newspaper Database 聯合知識庫全文報紙資料庫

Description

This database provides news articles from eight newspapers (see below for coverage), among which are five major newspapers published by the United Daily News Group in Taiwan.  These include United Daily News, Min Sheng Daily, United Evening News, Economic Daily News, and Star News

 

聯合報: September 1951-present

經濟日報: April 1967-present

聯合晚報: February 1988-present

民生報: February 1978-November 31, 2006

星報: September 1999-October 31, 2006

歐洲日報: February 2000-August 31, 2009

美洲世界日報: February 2000-present

Upaper: March 2007-present

Type
Database
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42276
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WiseSearch 慧科搜索

Description

This database provides the news from Greater China region with over 3 billion archived news items and 3.5 million new items daily on average that cover traditional printed media, online news, and social media since 1998.  The WiseSearch platform provides a one stop gateway for researching, discovering, and analysing current issues and regional relationship, as well as business and financial analysis with the built-in analytics, comparative tools, and translation tools.

Type
Database
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42274
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Zhonghua Ancient Books Database 中华经典古籍数据库

Description

This is a database of ancient books created by Zhonghua Book Company 中華書局 (ZHBC).  All the materials included are proofread, collated, and published by ZHBC, covering Confucian classics, history, philosophy, and literature.  This database features the Twenty-Four Histories (dynastic histories from remote antiquity until the Ming Dynasty), annotation and commentaries of Thirteen Classics in the Qing Dynasty, collection of historical notes, and basics of classical literature, among many others.  Currently there are 630 titles in the database, with 400 million characters.

Note: Two concurrent user limit.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42272
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The North-China Daily News & Herald Newspapers and Hong Lists (1850~1951) 字林洋行中英文报纸全文数据库

Description

This database comprehensively covers the English and Chinese newspapers published by North-China Daily News & Herald, Limited, the most important and largest British-founded press agency in Shanghai in the 1800s.  Newspaper titles include The North-China Herald《北华捷报》,The North-China Daily News《字林西报》, The Chinese Shipping List & Advertiser《上海新报》, Hu Bao《沪报》, Han Bao《汉报》, Xiao Xian Bao《消闲报》, and The North-China Desk Hong List《字林西报行名录》. 

Type
Database
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41111
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