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Indicative Reading List

  • Boxer, C. R., et al. South China in the Sixteenth Century: Being the Narratives of Galeote Pereira, Fr. Gaspar Da Cruz, O.P. [and] Fr. Martín de Rada, O.E.S.A. (1550-1575). Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1953.
  • Ch’oe, Pu. Ch’oe Puʼs Diary: A Record of Drifting across the Sea. Edited by John Thomas Meskill, vol. 17, Published for the Association for Asian Studies by the University of Arizona Press, 1965.
  • Chen, Leilei. Re-Orienting China: Travel Writing and Cross-Cultural Understanding. University of Regina Press, 2016.
  • Hirth. ‘Chao Ju-Kua, a New Source of Mediæval Geography.’ The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Cambridge University Press, 1896, pp. 57–82.
  • Gützlaff, Karl Friedrich August. Journal of Three Voyages along the Coast of China, in 1831, 1832 & 1833: With Notices of Siam, Corea, and the Loo-Choo Islands. Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  • Nieuhof, Johannes, et al. An Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces to the Grand Tartar Cham.
  • Peter J. Kitson and Robert Markley, Writing China: Essays on the Amherst Embassy (1816) and Sino-British Cultural Relations. D.S. Brewer, 2016.
  • Ward, Julian. Xu Xiake (1587-1641) the Art of Travel Writing. Routledge, 2015.
  • Yule, Henry. Cathay and the Way Thither, Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China: Volumes I-II. Ashgate, 2010.
  • Zhou Daguan, and Peter Harris. A Record of Cambodia: The Land and Its People. Silkworm Books, 2007.