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ECCP for the WEB

Latest ECCP bio:

Yangginu 楊吉砮, d. 1584, and his elder brother Cinggiyanu 清佳砮, d. 1584, belonged to the widely scattered Nara clan and were beile of the Yehe tribe. Chinese accounts, dating from the Ming period, refer to them as Yangjianu 仰加奴 and Chengjianu 逞加奴 respectively--or together as "The Two Nu" (二奴). According to the Baqi Manzhou shizu tongpu, or genealogy of the Eight Banners (see under Anfiyanggu), they were not related by blood to the Nara clan that embraced the Ula, Hoifa, and Hada tribes, but were descendants of a Mongol invader from the Tumed tribe, Singgen Dargan, who had exterminated a group of Manchus and had adopted their clan name, Nara...


The new ECCP READER (10.1) for Mac OS has been built and is posted for distribution (certified by Apple). This new build is compatible with OS 11.x ("Big Sur") and 12.x ("Monterey") as well as previous Mac OS back to 10.2. It points to the integrated site, of which ECCP for the WEB is now a division.

Installation note: This is software notarized by Apple. Your computer should ask you only whether you wish to open an application downloaded from the web (you say yes). As the dmg will inform you, drag the icon for the folder (not only the application) to your Applications folder. You may wish to make an alias of the app itself (inside the folder) for your dock. The software will ask for "access to your Documents folder" because a new feature is the ability to save preferences, as well as to have a stable location for any biographies or notes you download. Nothing is put into the Documents folder without your prior permission.

ECCP READER for Windows is now being revised and notarized, and will be available soon.

As always we are willing to post a build of the app for Linux. If you have an interest in a Linux version, write to us at



Society for Qing Studies
The Committee of Promotion of Ming-Qing Studies, Academia Sinica
Qing Studies (H-NEAsia)
Manchu Studies Group


Ming Qing Studies
Ming Qing Yanjiu
Saksaha: A Journal of Manchu Studies

research collections and databases

Lee-Campbell Research Group, University of Hongkong 李中清及康文林的研究团队: China Government Employee Database – Qing (CGED-Q) 中国历史官员量化数据库(清代)

reference tools and collections

Harvard University: History 1952: Chinese Qing Empire's Mapping of the Northwestern Border
Qing Maps
Library of Congress: Qing Maps 1851, 1893
World Digital Library: Complete Geographical Map of the Great Qing Dynasty (1767)
World Digital Library: Geographical Map of the Qing Empire (c.1822)

Manchu language

The Manchu language: Environmental Studies

Manchu dictionary
English-Manchu online dictionary

online notes

Pamela Crossley

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