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HIST 293: Manchus in China (HC)

History 293: Manchus in China (Akcetin) Spring 2022

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Margaret Schaus

Manchu Warrior


Portrait of Uksiltu, hanging scroll, 1760,  collection of Dora Wong (Source: Wikimedia Commons, Public domain)   

Part of the first "Martial Worthies" series commissioned by the Qianlong emperor following successful battles.  Text in both Manchu and Chinese.


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 questions and understanding the broader context in which your object was created and used.  Journal Articles and Books will give you material for cultural and historical analyses.  Primary Sources: Texts can provide more direct information from the relevant historical time period.  Using Primary Sources: Images to see objects that relate to your project can often prompt ideas about the means of production, intended audience, and associated social and cultural meanings.