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First posted on October 9th 2009, last revised on January 25th 2014






KMLA Papers . References : Online Secondary Sources . Online Primary Sources . Bibliographic and Print Sources

For earlier history, see Yuan China 1271-1368
for the years since 1949 see People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Mongolia
For the years 1911-1949, see Republic of China, Taiwan
For the years 1644-1911, see Qing China

Demographic History of China
Historical Atlas : China, Macau, Hong Kong

History by Province : Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
For Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang see Manchuria
States in tributary relations with Ming China : Korea, Vietnam (Annam-Tonkin, 1802-1885), Annam (-1802), Tonkin (-1802)


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Students' Papers : Lyu, Seungin, History of Water-Power in Korea, in Comparison with China and Europe (2013)
Students' Papers : Lee, Hye Jin, Maritime History : The South China Sea until the later 19th Century (2012)
Students' Paper : Son, Bo Kyung, The History of Persecution of the Buddhist Faith (2011)
Students' Papers : Choi, Jeong Hoon, Impact of Climate Change in East Asian History (2009)
Students' Papers : Cho, Yeon Ju, History of Textiles in East Asia (2009)
Students' Papers : Nam, Sangjoon, History of Transportation in China and Japan (2009)
Students' Papers : Kim, Young Yoon, Slavery in Imperial China (2009)
Students' Papers : Ko, Young Kon, The Changing View of Confucius in Chinese History. From Ancient China to Communist China (2009)
Students' Papers : Kim, Do-Gyun, Old Cities : Beijing and Nanjing in Historic Encyclopedias (2009)
Students' Papers : Suh, Hee-won: History of Water Management in China (2008)
Students' Papers : Lee, Jong Wha: History of Transportation in China (2008)
Students' Papers : Lee, Si-eun : History of Indian and Chinese Coolies and their Descendants (2008)
Students' Papers : Park, HyoSong : Premodern Chinese Food. Chinese Culinary History before the Republic of China (2008)
Students' Papers : Ko, Young Kon, Academic History of China and Korea before 1800 (2008)






Narrative . References : ONLINE SECONDARY SOURCES . Online Primary Sources . Bibliographic and Print Sources

Country Profiles . Links . Organizations . Accounts of History . Politics . Military History . Economic History . Social History . Ethnography
History of Religion . Regional History . Local History . Institutions . Culture . Biography . Environmental History . Others
Country Profiles Current Articles Ming Dynasty, from Wikipedia
Library of Congress Country Studies : China
Historical
Links General from Library of Congress, Portals to the World; from BUBL; from dmoz; from Internet Guide for Chinese Studies (Virtual Library China); Links on China (chapter on Ch. History) from Univ. Oregon, Asian Studies
List of China-related topics, from Wikipedia
on History from IGCS; from Univ. Oregon, Asian Studies; from Society for Ming Studies
Organizations
Historical Dictionary Encyclopedia of China, from Jongo Knows
Timelines from www.timelines.ws : to 1925
Timeline of Chinese-European Cultural Relations, posted by Institute of Asian Affairs, Hamburg
Chronologie Chine, from Clio, in French
Category : Years in China, from Wikipedia
Accounts of History Modern Concise Political History of China, posted by Chinese Culture (CUNY); based on Comptons; from Chinapedia
Chinese History - Ming Dynasty - 1368-1644 : Event History, from China Knowledge
The Ming Dynasty, from All Empires
Ming's Founding, Abortive Thalassocracy, and Consolidation, ch.30, The Decline of the Ming and the Rise of the Manchus, ch.31, from Edward Kaplan, Chinese Political History, at WWU
Historical F.L.H. Pott, A Sketch of Chinese History (1908), posted on Internet Archive
D.C. Boulger, History of China (1881), vol.1, vol.2, posted on Internet Archive
David C. Wright, The History of China, Westport CT : Greenwood 2001, KMLA ib.Sign. 951 W947h
E.R. Lyman, Chronological Tables of the Chinese Dynasties: (From the Chow Dynasty to the Ch'ing Dynasty) (1900), posted on Internet Archive
J. MacGowan, The imperial history of China, being a history of the empire as compiled by the Chinese historians (1906), posted on Internet Archive
Qianlong, Histoire de la dynastie de Ming (1865, in French), posted on Internet Archive
Specific Periods K.W. Chiu, The role of Prince Tang in the Southern Ming dynasty (1644-1683), thesis Hong Kong 1970
Historiography
Administration Chinese History - Ming Dynasty - 1368-1644 : Government and Administration, from China Knowledge
Hok-lam Chan, Ming Taizu's Problem with His Sons: Prince Qin's Criminality and Early-Ming Politics in : Asia Major 3rd series vol.20 pt.1 2007
John D. Langlois, Jr., The Code and ad hoc Legislation in Ming Law, in : Asia Major 3rd series vol.6 pt.2 1993
Military see here
Article : Chinese Armies (pre-1911) : Ming , from Wikipedia
The Southeast Naval Force in the Ming and Ching Danasties and the Development of the Maritime Rights, summary of Chinese language article posted on Shvoong
Chronology of Chinese Siege Warfare, from Grand Historian
C.T. Wu, The Ning Wang Revolt. A Case Study of the Sociology of Ming Rebellions, Chung Chi Journal 1963
Article Wokou (Japanese Pirates), from Wikipedia
Economy & Finances Article : Economy of the Ming Dynasty, from Wikipedia
A Global History of Currencies : China; Economic History of Premodern China, from Economic History Encyclopedia
The Economic History and the Economy of China, by Thayer Watkins
350 Years of Chinese Textiles, by Robert Oliver
Quantitative Growth, Qualitative Standstill : China's Economic Situation 1368-1800, Part 1, Part 2, Bibliography, by James Graham
China's Growing Trade with European Ships 1517-1800, by James Graham
Chinese History - Ming Dynasty - 1368-1644 : Economy, from China Knowledge
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
The Ming Dynasty's Fishery Policy System and Its Change: Analysis of the Fishery Organization's Ori, summary of Chinese language article posted on Shvoong
A Study of Land Tax Imposition in Local Prefectures and Counties in Sichuan of Ming Dynasty, summary of Chinese language article posted on Shvoong
Article : History of Tea in China, from Wikipedia
Chinese Agriculture during Ming and Early Ch'ing, ch.26, Chinese Commerce and Manufacture during Ming and Early Ch'ing, ch.27, Ming and Early Ch'ing Money, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, ch.28, Chinese Prices from Han to Early Ch'ing, ch.29, Economic Thought from Ming to Early Ch'ing, ch.30, Trade with the West from Late Ming to Mid Ch'ing, ch.34, from Edward Kaplan, Chinese Economic History from Stone Age to Mao's Age, at WWU
Social History M. Hong, The quantitative analysis about evolution of historical population on Ming dynasty in China -- applied in historical demography about system scientific method, Popline 1993
Ethnography Languages of China (236), from Ethnologue
Wikipedia Articles : List of Ethnic Groups in China; articles on individual minorities linked here
China, from World Cultures Encyclopedia
The Hakka People, from OCAC
Edward L. Farmer, The Great Ming Commandment (Ta Ming Ling): An Inquiry into Early-Ming Social Legislation, in : Asia Major 3rd series vol.6 pt.1 1993
20 Years' Study on Northwest National History in the Ming Dynasty, summary of Chinese language article posted on Shvoong
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : China, from Kirken i Norge
China, from The Jewish Virtual History Tour; China, from International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies - Cemetery Project
China's Christian History, by Charles Homer
Patron Saint Index : China
Chinese Religions, from Overview of World Religions
D. Lancashire, Buddhist Reaction to Christianity in Late Ming China
Daoism during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, from Development of Daoism
Lewis Hodus, Buddhism and Buddhists in China
R.Ch. Jenkins, The Jesuits in China and the Legation of Cardinal de Tournon: An Examination of Conflicting .. (1884), posted on Internet Archive
History of Regions see History of Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Heilongjiang, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Inner Mongolia, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Manchuria, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shansi, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan, Zhejiang at this site
Article : History of the Administrative Divisions of China : Provinces under the Ming and Qing Dynasties, from Wikipedia
Local History History of Beijing (Peking), by Lee Min Ju (at this site), from china.org, from Wikipedia
History of Tianjin (Tientsin), from Wikipedia
History of Nanjing (Nanking), from Wikipedia
History of Guangzhou (Canton), from Wikipedia
Institutions History of the Educational System of China, by D. Surowski
Article Zongli Yamen, from Wikipedia
Article Imperial Examinations, from Wikipedia
Culture, Arts Ming Dynasty 1368-1644, from Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Ming Dynasty, from The Jade Road
Ming Dynasty, from Chinese Imperial Cuisines
Chinese History - Ming Dynasty - 1368-1644 : Literature, Thought, Philosophy, from China Knowledge
Acrobatics in Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, from All China's Women Federation
Ting Yen, China and Vegetarianism, scroll down for Ming Dynasty; posted by IVU
C.T. Li, The Artistic Theories of the Literati, posted by Prof. Yuhas, 2012
W.K. Ho, Late Ming Literati : Their Social and Cultural Ambience, posted by Prof. Yuhas, 2012; scroll down
Biographies List of Famous Chinese, from Wikipedia
Environmental History Peng Shijiang, Brief History of Environmental Protection in China
Robert M. Hartwell, Fifteen Centuries of Chinese Environmental History. Creating a Retroactive Decision-Support System, 1994
anon. The Environmental History of China and the Sustainable Management of Governments
Others Een kroniek van Nederlands-Chinese betrekkingen (A chronicle of Dutch-Chinese Relations), from Gele Draak, in Dutch
Hong, Wontack, What Part of Manchuria were the Han Chinese able to Rule, even intermittently ? The Willow Palisade (2005)
The Study of Deeds That Mu Ying Guarded Dian, summary of Chinese language article posted on Shvoong
The History of Chinese Medicine : Ming, 1368-1644, from Shen Nong

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED PRIMARY SOURCES
Historical Data . Statistical Data . Documents Newspapers . Yearbooks . Image Databanks . Archival Deposits . Laws . Historiography
Document Collections . Historical Maps . Historical Encyclopedia Articles . Travelogues . Institutions . National Symbols
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon); from Rulers (B. Schemmel)
List of Ming Emperors, from China Knowledge
NACRP Research Library
Population Figures China, from Population Statistics
Article : Han Chinese : Imperial History, from Wikipedia
Documents Image Databanks
Archival Deposits
Laws
Treaties Bilateral Treaty Collections
Historiography Ming History English Translation Project
Document Surveys Ch.11 : De Scriptoribus Rerum Orientalium atque Asiaticarum, Par.5 : Sinarum rerum scriptores, pp.239-244 in B.G. Struve, Selecta bibliotheca historica, 1705, in Latin, GB ; a catalogue of narrative historical sources
Document Collections Links to sources, from UWashington Library
Documents : China, from CEAS, from UCLA Center for East Asian Studies
Internet East Asian History Sourcebook
Chinese History Documents, from John Fairbank Memorial Chinese History Virtual Library
Chinese History : Government Documents, posted by R.R. Wertz
Asia for Educators : Primary Sources with Questions, China, 1000-1750
Historical Maps see here
Links, from Univ. Oregon, Asian Studies
Albert Herrmann, History and Commercial Atlas of China (1935), posted by huhai.net
Maps : Eastern Hemisphere 1400 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1500 AD, by Thomas Lessman
Map of Ming China, from China A to Z, in Chinese, another map from Cultural China, in Chinese
Map of Ming Dynasty core China, from Paul Noll (provinces)
Map of Ming Dynasty China, from China Knowledge
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
General
Religious
Economic
Geographical Royaume de la Chine, pp.647-694 in P. d'Avity, Le Monde, ou la Description generale de ses quatre parties, 1643, in French, GB
Ethnographical
Historical
Travelogues
Institutions Archives Repositories of Primary Sources : Asia : China, from Univ. of Idaho. Mostly Archive Webpages, 9 entries
UNESCO Archives Portal : National Archives Asia Pacific, has one entry for China (Nov. 20th 2006), scroll down; has also 12 entries on provincial, 31 entries on municipal level
UNESCO Archives Portal : State and Regional Archives, 1 entry for Taiwan
Musea
Monuments
Libraries Libraries in China, from LibDex, 23 entries
National Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, by FOTW
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of China, from World Currency Gallery, from Ron Wise's World Paper Money; Chinese Banknotes, from Numismondo; Pre Qing, from Zeno
Coins of the Chinese Empire, from Zeno; Chinese Coinage Website by Vladimir Belyaev
Coin History Ming Dynasty 1368-1644, from Chinese Coins
Others Art and Archeology : Timelines - China : Ming
Richard G. Wang, Four Steles at the Monastery of Sublime Mystery (Xuanmiao guan): A Study of Daoism and Society on the Ming Frontier, in : Asia Major 3rd series vol.13 pt.2 2000

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PRINT SOURCES
Bibliographies . Online Libraries . Thesis Servers . Online Journals . General Accounts . Specific Topics . Historical Dictionaries . Statistical Data . Yearbooks
Bibliographies general ISBN Database
Datenbasis Internationale Beziehungen und Länderkunde (Data Base on International Relations and Country Studies) (site in German, most titles listed in English; numerous entries; publications mostly since 1970)
RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
on Ming Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644, fromThe Dynasties of China - Bibliography, Univ. of Maine at Farmington
Links : Books on Chinese History, from Asia Source
Studies of Modern Chinese History : Reviews and Essays
Search ISBN Database for China
Royal Asiatic Society, China Branch, Shanghai, Library
Online Library Catalogues (Academic, selection)
Historical Research, English language abstracts of Chinese language theses, published since 2008
Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; e-corpus
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Digitale Sammlungen; Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Digitalisierte Sammlungen
International Boundary Studies
On Ming Hong Kong Journals Online
Thesis Server Open Access Theses and Dissertations
Hong Kong University Theses Online, titles in English, most theses in Chinese
Online Journals Directory of Open Access Journals
Asia Major, journal published by Institute of History and Philology of the Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft (Journal of the German Oriental Society, since 1847, in German)
Journal Asiatique 1822-1937, in French, at Gallica
Bulletin de l'Ecole Française de l'Extreme Orient 1901-1937, in French, at Gallica
Search Shvoong [provider of English language summaries of articles published in Chinese language academic magazines]
Journal of Northeast Asian History (since 2004)
Orientalia Parthenopea Journal 2005- , mostly in Italian
Oriens Extremus 1954-2011
Ming Studies 1975-2013
Historiography Article : Chinese Historical Thought - Ancient to Ming, by M.R. Drompp, pp.158-161, Article : Chinese Historiography - Chronicle/Annal Form Histories (Biannian Shi), by G. Hardy, pp.161-162, Article : Chinese Historiography - Commentaries, by Shoucheng Yan, pp.162-163, Article : Chinese Historiography - General Histories (tongshi) premodern and Imperial, by J.W. Jay, p.163, Article : Chinese Historiography - Histories of Illegitimate Dynasties (wei shi), by Q.E. Wang, pp.163-164, Article : Chinese Historiography - Histories of Institutions, by Q.E. Wang, p.164, Article : Chinese Historiography -Local Gazetteers (Fengzhi), by G. Alista, pp.164-165, Article : Chinese Historiography - Miscellanea, by J.W. Jay, pp.165-166, Article : Chinese Historiography - Records of the Beginnings and Ends of Events, by J. Lee, pp.170-171, Article : Chinese Historiography - Standard Histories, by G.R. Hardy, pp.171-172, in vol.1 of A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing, NY 1998 [G]
General Accounts Article China, pp.36-231 in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th ed., Macropaedia, vol.16, KMLA Lib.Sign. R 032 B862n
Specific Topics
Atlasses
Historical Dictionaries Michael Dillon, China, a Cultural and Historical Dictionary, Richmond (Surrey) : Curzon 1998, KMLA Lib.Sign. R 951.003 D579c
James S. Olson, An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China, Westport CT : Greenwood 1998 [G]
Michael Dillon, Dictionary of Chinese History, Bournemouth : Frank Cass 1979 [G]