Gale Primary Sources: Where the past meets the present

Gale Primary Sources covers a wide range of full-text primary source content from modern China and Hong Kong history, 19th century maps to National Geographic and Economist historical archive, it is a powerful platform with rich content and also robust analytical tools.

Our subscription covers:

  1. The Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2015
  2. Archives Unbound: (i)The Chinese civil war and U.S.-China relations: records of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Chinese affairs, 1945-1955; (ii) China: records of the U.S. Department of State 1930 – 1949.
  3. Making of the modern world [part 1], the Goldsmiths’-Kress Collection, 1450-1850
  4. China and the Modern World (in 4 parts): (i)Missionary, sinology, and literary periodicals (1817-1949); (ii)Records of the maritime customs service of China (1854-1949), (iii)Diplomacy and political secrets (1869–1950), (iv)Hong Kong, Britain and China: the rise and fall of empires (1841–1951)
  5. Nineteenth Century Collections Online: (i)Asia and the west: diplomacy and cultural exchange, (ii)Mapping the world: maps and travel literature
  6. National Geographic Virtual Library: featuring Magazine archive 1888-2015


Presenter: Mr. Masaki Morisawa (Senior Product Manager, Gale Asia)
Mr. Masaki Morisawa is Senior Product Manager of Gale based in Tokyo. In this role, he supports the Gale sales team in Asia in areas of product information and technical support. He studied English literature at Sophia University, Tokyo.

Date & Time: 28 April 3:00 – 4:00 pm

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This workshop will be held on Zoom. The Zoom meeting ID will be sent to registrants at 1pm, 1 day before the session.