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Asian History


Qing Dynasty

This is a brief guide to the material available to Boston College faculty and students on subjects in Asian in history (understood including central, south, east, and south-east Asia).

Qing Dynasty in Primary Sources

The Qing Dynasty lasted from 1644–1912. For a few overviews on the Qing Dynasty, check out the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History (BC login required).

What's on This Page

This page has a lot on it. You can use the following anchors (links down the page) to jump straight to a relevant box.

    Art (paintings, illustrations, and more)



    Newspapers and Other Periodicals

    Personal Papers (includes letters, diaries, and more)

    Relationship with U.S. and Europe

    For Additional Help

    For additional recommendations, contact your History Liaison, Erin, at or schedule an appointment.