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LIBRARY GUIDE TO HST 4980 - Historical Research Seminar (Li)

Chinese Table Tennis Team Visit to OU (1972)
In 1972 the Chinese ping pong team visited the US, the first time an unofficial Chinese group came to the US after 23 of hostile relations. One of their stops was Oakland University. Here are primary sources on the visit:
Other sources on the Chinese team visit:
Other sources in the archives document the importance of Chinese studies at OU - a trait common to many new American colleges in the post-Sputnik era:
Cold War US-China Relations
Scholarly publications

Historical Abstracts
Search for articles, book chapters, dissertations. If the full text is not available at KL it can be quickly obtained via Inter-Library Loan.

The Cambridge History of China
Authoritative overview of Chinese history since World War II, including bibliographic essays that surveys the historiography to 1987.

JSTOR and Project MUSE
Contain the full-text of many history journals

Google Scholar
Find relevant articles and those who cited them
Other books
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  • WorldCat (the caalog of libraries in the US and the world)
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