To know more in depth

For those of you who want to learn more in depth, or who want to have some web resources at hand, I have prepared a selection of web resources related to the different units.

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Week 4. Unit 1. The founding of the Ming

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  • Ming Paper Money
    A History of the World in 100 objects. The British Museum. BBC

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  • Ming History
    English translation project. University of San Diego

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Week 4. Unit 2. The Ming state

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Week 4. Unit 3. Ming civil service

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Week 4. Unit 4. Ming foreign relations

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  • The great Wall of China. BBC 4 On Our time
    Melvyn Bragg discusses the Great Wall with Julia Lovell, Lecturer in Chinese History at Birkbeck College, University of London; Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford; Frances Wood, Head of the Chinese Section at the British Library.

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Week 4. Unit 5. Zheng He

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  • Ming Voyages BBC 4 On Our time
    Melvyn Bragg discuss Ming Voyages with Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford; Julia Lovell, Lecturer in Chinese History at Birkbeck College, University of London; Craig Clunas, Professor of the History of Art at the University of Oxford.

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eBooks: Kindle Edition
This bibliography only includes e-Books. The link for each book enables you to “Look inside” the Contents and a sample of pages

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The European Discovery of China

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