China Since 1644: A History through Primary Sources

China Since 1644

Available for purchase from Cheng & Tsui publishers.

Written by teachers and Primary Source’s curriculum specialists for use with students, China Since 1644 explores China’s captivating history from the seventeenth century to the present.

Highlights include:

  • hundreds of primary source documents to foster historical interpretation, document analysis, and critical thinking skills
  • rich informational texts for analysis that support the literacy component of the Common Core State Standards for ELA and Literacy in History/Social Studies
  • historical background essays by China scholars
  • student-focused activities
  • a companion website.

China Since 1644 serves as a perfect companion to standard world history texts and courses in world literature. It is also ideal for courses on East Asian Studies, the history of China, or Chinese language and culture at the high school and college levels. The emphasis on document analysis makes it an especially valuable resource for AP and IB courses.