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Subject Guides

East Asian Studies

  • Biographical Dictionary of Japanese History
    Call Number: DS 834 .B5
  • Cambridge Encyclopedia of China
    Call Number: DS705 .C35 1991
  • Cambridge Encyclopedia of Japan
    Call Number: DS 805 C36 1993
  • Dictionary of Official Titles in Imperial China
    Call Number: JQ 1512 .Z13 T574 1985
  • Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophy
    Call Number: B 126 .E496 2003
  • Encyclopedia of Modern Asia
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  • Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia
    Call Number: DS 805 .J263 1993
  • Japanese Fiction Writers since WWII
    Call Number: PL747.8 .J36 1997
  • Medieval Japanese Writers
    Call Number: PL 726.3 .M43 1999
  • Modern China An encyclopedia of history, culture and nationalism
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  • Oxford Language Dictionary- Chinese/English
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International Studies Encyclopedia
Access: varies
Coverage: Actively updated
Content: This resource is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations. International studies online is updated twice annually and is enhanced by live links to archives, datasets, cases, pedagogical aids, and other relevant materials.

Access: Network restricted
Coverage: Varies by title
Content: Full-text Asian Studies titles include: Asian Survey, Far Eastern Survey, China Quarterly, Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Journal of Asian Studies, Journal of the American Oriental Society, Modern Asian Studies, Monumenta Nipponica, Pacific Affairs, and many more.

Powerspeak Languages
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Spanish, French, German, and Mandarin
Content: Online language learning for travel, business, or personal enrichment. The highly engaging courses utilize an arsenal of progressive language learning methods. Includes modules for learning Spanish, French, German, and Mandarin.

Project Muse
Access: Network Restricted
Coverage: Varies by title
Content: Full-text Asian Studies titles include: Asian Perspectives, Asian Theatre Journal, China Review International, Journal of Asian American Studies, The Journal of Japanese Studies, Koren Studies and many more.

  • AsiaSource ("Provides timely, reliable, unbiased information and assistance regarding the cultural, economic, social, historical, and political dimensions of Asia, from the Asia Society".)
  • East and Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources (Hosted by the University of Redlands. Browse by country or topic.)
  • Portal to Asian Internet Resources (From the University of Wisconsin, The Portal to Asian Internet Resources (PAIR) offers scholars, students and the interested public more than six thousand professionally selected, cataloged, and annotated online resources.)
  • A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization (Chinese history presented through images instead of text. Explore Geography, Ancient Tombs, Buddhism, Calligraphy, Military Technology, Painting, Homes, Gardens, Clothing, and Graphic Arts. Maps and Timelines are available as well.)

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