China Ports network
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China Ports: History, Heritage and Development



The China Ports: History, Heritage and Development network brings together historians, archaeologists, Sinologists, art historians, engineers, social scientists and museum curators with shared interests in maritime China.








The network is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.



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Image copyright

The main banner image on the homepage of the China Ports network is copyright SOAS, University of London and HIstoical Photographs, University of Bristol.

The other black and white images used on China Ports network webpages are copyright G. Warren Swire. Images courtesy of John Swire and Sons Ltd., and Historical Photographs of China, University of Bristol. 

The "Aims" dockyard image is extracted from the On The Docks propaganda poster courtesy of the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam.

The "Resources" image is a Chinese coloured map of the town of Amoy (copyright the British Library).


China Ports: History, Heritage and Development

The University of Nottingham
Department of History
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 74 84476