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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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Chinese Culture: General Information
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Beijing Portal: Culture Cultural news; history; custom; art; architecture; language
China, Broadly Conceived David Leiwei Li's review of Sheldon H. Lu's China, Transnational Visuality, Global Postmodernity, an analysis of China's cultural production, "from cinema to television, soap opera to pop novel, museum display to earth art" (Jump Cut, Fall 2004)
Content-Rich (in Chinese & English) Developed under the guidance of the Ministry of Culture: "broad access to up-to-date cultural news about China with a wealth of information about Chinese history, culture, politics and the economy"
Content-Rich The China Experience: China Culture Index's extensive set of articles on aspects of Chinese culture: arts & crafts; clothing; festivals; food & drink; transportation; script & calligraphy; folk custom; literature; ancient relics; performing arts; architecture; people
Content-Rich China the Beautiful - Chinese Art & Literature Poetry in translation, calligraphy, painting gallery, flashcards for learning Chinese, portraits of emperors, links to museums
China Underground: English; Italian Travel articles & photos; articles on Chinese culture & artists; film reviews & essays, etc.
China Webzine (in Chinese) Compilation of online essays on the arts, history, culture & society of China by the Asia Library of the University of Michigan
Content-Rich China10k (in Chinese & English) From China10K Omnimedia, a Chinese culture content provider, articles on China's history & culture, special programs, cultural marketplace, travel information, & museums
Chinabao (in Chinese) China Federation of Literary & Art Circles's commercial arts Web site : literature; visual arts; performing arts; music
ChinaLinks for HyperChina Users Sinologic's list of sites categorized by subject: language, literature, history, philosophy, etc.
Chinese Cultural Relics News (in Chinese) From the State Administration of Cultural Heritage of the People's Republic of China: news on archaeological finds & preservation; museum studies; research notes; Cultural Relics Weekly; book news
NewChinese Folklore Web Site (in Chinese & English) Folklore studies, & culture & social customs in history & contemporary times, browseable by numerous categories
Chinese Sourcebook on the Internet Yoav Ariel's collection of links on Chinese philosophy/classics, sinology, art, history, & language
Cultural Institute (in Chinese) Cultural magazine, news, & activities
Cultural Relics Protection News stories from the People's Daily
Guide to Tibetan Art, Theater & Music Maintained by Janice M. Glowski & part of the Buddhist Studies WWW Virtual Library
NewHell Money Explanation & pictures of traditional Chinese Afterlife Monetary Offerings or Spirit Money (in Chinese) A Web site for news on Chinese culture & entertainment
Maps & Images of Tibet Document "provid[ing] central access point to online maps and graphics depicting Tibet and Tibetan culture" -- edited by Matthew Ciolek & part of the Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library
Content-Rich Modern Chinese Literature and Culture Resource Center "bibliographies of mostly English-language materials on modern Chinese literature, film, art, and culture ... maintained by Kirk A. Denton," Ohio State University
Rethinking Cultural Revolution Culture Heidelberg workshop & multimedia exhibition reevaluating culture & cultural life during the Cultural Revolution (2001)
Sinophilia Homepage A site on Chinese religions, art & history created by Diana Lavarini & Anna del Franco of Italy
To Go Pop, Or Not -- That is Beyond Question Henry Zhao's review of Geremie Barmé's In the Red: "The sweeping cultural changes of contemporary China, and the way intellectuals have reacted to them" (New Left Review, Mar.-Apr. 2000)
TOM.COM (in Chinese & English) "Discover China"; artistic heritage; "Ask TOM"; the zodiac
Visible Traces: Rare Books & Special Collections from the National Library of China Asia Society's online exhibition with teacher's guide, games & links: rare books & manuscripts; epigraphical & pictorial rubbings; maps & atlases; texts & illustrations from China's ethnic minorities
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