History by Country . A . B . C . D . E . F . G . HI . JK . L . M . N . OP . QR . S . TUV . WXYZ

First posted on December 6th 2004, last revised on September 25th 2009






Timeline : Guangdong

Students' Papes : Park, HyoSong : Premodern Chinese Food. Chinese Culinary History before the Republic of China (2008)






DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SOURCES . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles from Wikipedia; from Pacific Island Travel
Links, General
Historical Dictionary Encyclopedia of China, from Jongo Knows
Historical Maps Map : Central Guangdong (Petermann's Mitteilungen 1878), posted by PCL, UTexas
Canton-Macao-Hong Kong, Southeastern China Political, from Albert Herrmann, History and Commercial Atlas of China (1935), posted by huhai.net
Map : Languages of China, from Titus
Map : Canton and the Chu-Kiang River 1906, from Probert Encyclopedia Antiquarian Map Archive
Timelines click here
History of the Administrative Divisions of China, Capitals of Subnational Entities of China, from Wikipedia
Accounts of History from News Guangdong; from Overseas Chinese Affairs Guangdong Province; from Wikipedia
List of Current and Former Capitals of Subnational Entities of China, from Wikipedia; scroll down for Guangdong
Encyclopedia Entries Article Canton, Hainan, Kwang-Tung, from EB 1911
Article Hainan, Kanton, Kuangtung, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1889, in German
J. Chr. Nelkenbrecher, Allgemeines Taschenbuch der Münz-, Maass- und Gewichtskunde für Banquiers und Kaufleute (General Manual on Coinage, Measurement and Weights, for Bankers and Merchants) Berlin 1832, in German, entries Canton oder Kantong, posted by DTBSWS
Politics Concentration Camps Today : Guangdong & Hainan, from ATTAC
Ethnography Articles She, Yao, from Ethnic China
Esherick, Joseph W., and Mary Backus Rankin, editors Chinese Local Elites and Patterns of Dominance., Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
History of Religion Metropolitan Archdiocese of Guangzhou, Diocese of Beihai, Diocese of Jiangmen, Diocese of Jiaying, Diocese of Shantou, Diocese of Shaozhou, Diocese of Shunde, from GCatholic
History of Regions Provinces of China, from www.statoids.com; Prefectures of China, from www.statoids.com
History of Cities Treaty Ports, Foreign Concessions & Colonies in 1920es China, list compiled by Phil Abbey
Article Beihai, from Wikipedia
History of Shenzhen, from Shenzhen Information Network Center
Article Guangzhou, from Wikipedia
Deutsche Seewarte, Die wichtigsten Häfen Chinas, 1901
Structures, Institutions Structurae : Guangdong Province
Culture China-Guangdong, from UK Food Online, a culinary history
Specific Topics A Glimpse at Kowloon-Canton's Railway History, by Peter Crush
The Dutch in Guangzhou : a short history, from Holland in China, Consulate Guangzhou, scroll down
The Foreign Trade Revenue of Sea-traders from Guangdong and Fujian Provinces in Ming and Qing Dynasties, summary of Chinese language article posted on Shvoong
Huang Gui, Study of Chaozhou Jincheng Rice 1999
Bibliography Datenbasis Internationale Beziehungen und Länderkunde (Data Base on International Relations and Country Studies), keywords Kwangtung, Guangdong (site in German, most titles listed in English; hundreds of entries; publications mostly since 1970)

DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SOURCES . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Lists of Statesmen Provinces and administrative divisions of China, from World Statesmen
China Administrative Divisions, from rulers.org
Population Figures China, historical population statistics by province, from Population Statistics, posted at Univ. Utrecht
Guangdong, from UNESCAP Chinadata
City Populations : China - Guangdong, from City Population
PRC, Abortions and Live Births by Region, Historical Data, from Johnston's Archive
Guangdong, from Database of the Basic Conditions of Family Planning Programme at CIPRC (Text on Demography, 1999)
Consular Reports Supplement to Commerce reports : daily consular and trade reports issued by the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, China Canton, June 28 1915, IA; Swatow, Apr. 24 1916, IA; Canton, Aug. 20 1917, IA; Swatow, July 31 1918, IA; Canton, Sept. 5 1919, IA
Commerce Reports, 19th year vol.3, July, August and September 1916, IA, p.212 : Lichee Crop of Kwangtung Province, May 31; pp.364-365 : Rattan Trade of Canton, May 26; p.372 : Ginseng Market Conditions in Swatow, n.d.; pp.420-421 : Swatow's Drawn-Work Industry, June 15; p.887 : Canton's Export of Silk and Cocoons, n.d.; pp.1046-1048 : Decreased Trade for Swatow, July 29; vol.4, October, November and December 1916, IA, p.136 : American Aeroplane at Swatow, Sept. 6; 21st year vol.3, July, August and September 1918, IA, p.79 : Wolfram Ore in Swatow Consular District, Apr. 15; p.379 : Coal Mining in the Swatow District, n.d.; p.1124 : Summer Rice Crop of Swatow District, July 10
Document Collections The History of Guangdong Province, from World History Archives
Emperor Kuang Hsu : Attempted Reforms, 1898, from East Asian History Sourcebook
Search USC Digital Library for Guangdong, Kwangtung
Online Newspapers links from IPL
Archives UNESCO Archives Portal : State and Regional Archives, China, 12 entries, scroll down for Guandong
UNESCO Archives Portal, Municipal Archives, Guangdong, 2 entries
Internet Public Library : China Guangdong
Coins Chinese Provinces : Kwangtung, from World Coin Gallery
Search Coin Archives for Kwantung
Kwangtung Coins 1821-1929, from Numismaticon
Others Historic Postcards from Guangdong, Canton, from Historical Chinese Postcard Project, 1896-1920

PRINTED REFERENCE
General Accounts R.J., Diary of a journey overland, through the Maritime Provinces of China from Manchao, on the south coast of Hainan, to Canton in the years 1819 and 1820 (1822), posted on Internet Archive
D. Aldas, Coolie Traffic and Kidnapping (1876), posted on Internet Archive
U.S. Bureau of Naval Personnel, Canton, China (1920), posted on Internet Archive
For the British Parliament, Riot at Canton 1846 (1847), posted at Internet Archive
J.H. Gray, Fourteen Months at Canton (1880), posted at Internet Archive
For the British Parliament, China : Report fior the Year 1903 on the Trade in Canton (1904), posted on Internet Archive
H.B. Morse, The Gilds of China (1909), posted on Internet Archive
A.R. Colquhoun, Across Chryse, Being an Account of a Voyage .. to Canton (1883), posted on Internet Archive
W.E. Geil, Eighteen Capitals of China (1911), posted on Internet Archive
S. Shaw (died 1794), The journals of Major Samuel Shaw, the first American consul at Canton (1847), Internet Archive
C.D. Bruce, The Provinces of China, together with a history of the first year of H.I.M. Hsuan Tung, and an account of the government of China (1910), posted on Internet Archive (includes data of 1913); Kwangtung pp.109-122
Th.J. Cochrane, Survey of the missionary occupation of China (1913), posted on Internet Archive, on Kwangtung pp.12-46
M. Broomhall, The Chinese empire: a general & missionary survey .. (1907), posted on Internet Archive, on Kwangtung pp.43-53
W.E. Geil, Eighteen Capitals of China (1911), posted on Internet Archive, Canton pp.78-102
China Hai guan zong shui wu si shu Reports on Trade at the Treaty Ports (1868), Canton pp.89-99, 1869 pp.83-101, 1871 pp.105-135 posted on Internet Archive
N.G. Gee, The educational directory for China; an account of the various schools and colleges connected with Protestant missions (1905), posted on Internet Archive Kwangtung pp.3-4, 11, 19-26, 36-41, 56-57, 63, 71-72, 87, 110, 113-114, 121, 125, 127
Historical Dictionaries James S. Olson, An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China, Westport CT : Greenwood 1998 [G]