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Thursday, August 15 • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
P17 PROFESSIONAL POSTER - A Historian's Perspective: Digitizing Chinese ImperialDocuments into a Dataset

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The imperial government of China's Qing (1644-1911) dynasty engaged in transactions of goods or tribute system from Tungusic tribes in the Heilongjiang region. This poster explains the compilation and organization process of data points from the Qing government's document collection about these exchanges into a single dataset using the database software Filemaker. Future developments include creating a repository of datasets as a pedagogical tool for teaching undergraduate students how to use historical primary sources.


Eugenia Kim

Digital Archivist, Emerson College

Loretta Kim

Assistant Professor of History, Hong Kong Baptist University

Thursday August 15, 2013 3:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
Grand Salon Foyer

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