Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange (19th Century Collections)

Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange contains a range of primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century.

Documents include government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, missionary files and papers, personal letters and diaries, nautical charts, maps, shipping ledgers, company records, and expedition and survey reports and more.

This database is a resource for the study of:

  • The history of British and U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy
  • Asian political, economic, and social affairs
  • The Philippine Insurrection
  • The Opium Wars
  • The Boxer Rebellion
  • Missionary activity in Asia

Part of Nineteenth Century Collections online