Late Qing and Republican-Era Chinese Newspapers

Open access Chinese newspaper collection covering the press from 20 cities in the Chinese mainland, covering the period of 1911 to 1949 at the foundation of the People’s Republic of China.

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1911 - 1949
  • Subscription Type FREE
  • License Information Open access
  • Publisher East View ; Center for Research Libraries
  • Notes
    • China
  • Languages Chinese, English
  • Resource Types Article Database
  • Description Open access Chinese newspaper collection spanning the period from the demise of China’s last imperial dynasty, the Great Qing, and ending with the foundation of the People’s Republic of China in October 1949. Includes newspapers from more than twenty cities across the Chinese mainland. The collection documents a perspective on Chinese life, culture, and politics throughout the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, the years of provisional government and civil war, and the birth of the People’s Republic. Open Access to this collection is made possible through the generous support of the Center for Research Libraries and its member institutions.