numbers: 915.1; 951]
Yahoo's links to Web sites about the East Asian country of China.
include: Cities; Provinces, Regions, and Municipalities; Arts and
Business and Economy; Computers and Internet; Country Guides;
Entertainment; Government; Health; News and Media; Recreation and
Reference; Science; Social Science; Society and Culture; and Travel.
"[M]uch like Yahoo!, but tailor-made for Chinese users." This is
Chinese version. Requires the ability to read Chinese characters on
(Yahoo News) -
This is Yahoo's links to news stories about China.
History (Google Directory) -
- Includes links to about twenty websites about Chinese history as
well as links to more directory entries on such topics as the 1949
Revolution; ancient history; archeology; the Boxer Rebellion; history
of Buddhism; the Cultural Revolution; historic buildings; myths
and folktales; the Nanjing Massacre; personalities; the
Tangshan Earthquake of 1976; the Great Leap Forward; timelines; and wars.
- History of China -
- Personal web project in which the author "decided
to put the information [from the Army
Area Handbook] in a more pleasing hypertext format with extra
bells and whistles.... The core of the following history pages is based
on the history portion of
the Army Area Handbook on
China. Specifically, the history section
was written by Rinn-Sup Shinn and Robert L. Worden."
Culture (About.Com) -
Like Yahoo, About.Com has a page of links to various aspects of Chinese
history and culture. Subcategory links are provided to: About China;
Architecture; Calligraphy; Chinatown; Customs; Dragon; Embassy/Visa;
Feng Shui; Festivals; Folk Arts; Food/Recipe; Games; History; Homework
Help; Horoscope; Family Fun; Language; Literature; Martial Arts;
Myths/Legends; News/Media; Opera; People; Proverbs; Religion/Philos.;
Online; and Travel Guide.
for Visitors (About.Com) -
This Web guide on About.Com has links to information on travel to
Subcategories include: A-Z Site Index; Photo Gallery; City Guides;
Virtual Tours; Weather/Climate; Accommodations; Attractions; Tour
Trip Planning; Air Travel; Basic Facts; Culture/Traditions; Chinese
Hong Kong SAR; People & History; Living in China; Food/Restaurants;
Train Travel; Travelogues; Festivals; Business in China;
Regions: Anhui; Regions: Chonqing.
Government Homepage -
This is the Web site of the People's Republic of China. Links are
to the following areas: Ministries & Commissions; State Bureaus
Ministries & Commissions; Organs directly under the State Council;
Institutions directly under the State Council; Local governments; State
Economic; Information Network; and Major Economic Websites.
This service of the European Internet Network provides news about
This is an "evaluation version." In order to avoid service disruptions
the user must register.
"The Gate of Heavenly Peace is a documentary about the protests at
in 1989, and the resulting Beijing Massacre of June 4. The film
the history of the demonstrations and comments on the "deep structure"
of political habits and attitudes that have informed public life in
over the past century. The filmmakers present a wide range of Chinese
on a defining moment in China's modern history. In addition to
about the film, this website includes articles, essays, and book
containing analysis and interpretation of the 1989 protests. Original
documents, video and audio clips, posters, photographs, and artwork are
also available. For a complete list of the readings on this site, see
Kong (Google Directory) - http://directory.google.com/Top/Regional/Asia/Hong_Kong/
- Google's directory of sites about the area of Hong Kong. Includes
to such subcategories as: Arts and Entertainment; Business and Economy;
Education; Government; Guides and Directories; Health; Maps and Views;
News and Media; Recreation and Sports; Science and Environment; Society
and Culture; Transportation; and Travel and Tourism.
Republic of China: Government
Information Office -
This is the official government site for Taiwan, a former province of
People's Republic of China. Links are provided to the areas of: Visitor
Info; Window on Taiwan; Official Announcements; Taiwan Headlines; Audio
/ Visual; Search / Archives; Periodicals; Government Directory; and
of Tibet in
Tibet, a disputed province of China, has its own Web site. Links are
to: Latest News; The Status of Tibet; Government of Tibet; Tibetan
How You Can Help Tibet; Teaching Dates [of the Dalai Lama]; Tibetan
Tibet at a Glance; Tibet in Exile; Dharamsala Guide; Tibetan Language;
Tibetan Art, Tibetan Shops; and Tibetan Food.
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