Welcome to the Harvard Research Portal for Ming-Qing History. This site is associated with the course website for Chinese History 270A/B, Introduction to Research in the History of Late Imperial China, taught at Harvard University. Access to portions of the site is provided as a courtesy to the field. To conform with FERPA requirements, certain pages are restricted to current students in the course. Users with questions about access should please contact either one of the administrators, Mark Elliott, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Michael Szonyi, at email@example.com.
This version of the site contains the following materials:
- All documents from Parts One and Two of the original Fairbank-Kuhn Introduction to Ch'ing Documents syllabus, including digitized and manipulable images and downloadable .pdf files, plus additional documentary sources that continue to be added.
- Brief introductions to the documents and to the Qing communications system.
- Alphabetized glossary to documents in Parts One and Two of Introduction to Ch'ing Documents.