Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Reference Books:

  • China at War: an Encyclopedia, DS738.C5225 2012

 

Online Sources: 

China Biographical Database Project
Based at Harvard University, this database has biographical information for over 300,000 individuals.  CBDB is searchable in English and Chinese.

EBSCOHost 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search EliteBusiness Source Elite and Newspaper Source.  These index databases will give you citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers covering a broad range of topics.

JSTOR 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
The JSTOR collection is an online collection of scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities and ecology.  JSTOR focuses on older or archival collections.  The current 3-5 years of issues are not available.

Policing the Shanghai International Settlement, 1894-1945 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
An archival collection of documents from the British-run Special Branch of the Shanghai Municipal Police based in Shanghai's former International Settlement.

Political, Economic, and Military Conditions in China: Reports and Correspondence of the U.S. Military Intelligence Division, 1918-1941 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Published by Gale.

ProQuest Central 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A good database for research on any topic.  ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.

The U.S. "Tiananmen Papers"
A collection of digital documents from the National Security Archive.

Visualising China
Funded by JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee of the UK), this site hosts a digital collection of historic photos of China.