August 20, 2018

World Spotlight: China

China country profileChina country study (history, culture, industry, and more)China primary sources from the World Digital LibraryChina mapsChina books & other texts (1500-1929)China: historical U.S. newspaper coverageChina / Chinese: song recordings & oral historiesChina / Chinese: sheet musicChina: U.S. veteran's storiesChina / Chinese films & webcastsImages of ChinaImages of ChineseChinese flutes (artifact images)U.S. … [Read more...]

Today in History: Richard Nixon Visits China

Today in History–February 21–the Library of Congress features Richard Nixon, who began an eight-day visit to China on this day in 1972. President Nixon was the first U.S. president to visit the People's Republic of China since its founding in 1949. Find out a bit more about U.S.-Chinese relations by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access more primary sources to gain some interesting perspectives on the 37th president of the United States who resigned from … [Read more...]