Portrait of the Kangxi Emperor in Court Robe, Qing dynasty, early 18th c., Palace Museum
(Source: Wikimedia Commons, Public domain) Qing Dynasty emperor portraits
This guide focuses on the topics in your course and outlines research strategies and resources for your final project. Use the searches and linked examples as jumping off points for exploration.
The Background Information page will help in developing your research question and understanding the broader context for your specific topic. Journal Articles and Books will give you material for cultural and historical analyses. Primary Sources: Texts provides more direct information from the historical time period. Using Primary Sources: Images can often give new information, not otherwise available, about intended audience and associated social and cultural meanings.