Asia & the West is part of Gale's Nineteenth Century Collections Online- a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century. Asia & the West features a range of primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the nineteenth century. This resource allows scholars to explore in detail the history of British and US foreign policy and diplomacy; Asian political, economic, and social affairs; the Philippine Insurrection; the Opium Wars; the Boxer Rebellion; missionary activity in Asia; and other topics.
Asia & the West includes government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, personal letters & diaries, nautical maps, ledgers, company records, and survey reports.
Image shows an example map of China available within the collection