UCL now has access to Nineteenth Century Collections Online : Asia and the West
By Sarah Gilmore, on 6 July 2022
UCL staff and students now have access to Nineteenth Century Collections Online : Asia and the West
Nineteenth Century Collections Online : Asia and the West features a range of primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the nineteenth century. These documents include government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, and more, offering a look at the inner workings of international relations.
The archive explores 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 and the West also includes personal letters and diaries, offering first-hand accounts and the human side of international politics, as well as nautical charts, maps, ledgers, company records, and expedition and survey reports from 1790 to 1949.
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