Asian Studies: Other Suggested Resources

January 7, 2015

World Cinema Collection

Streaming collection of feature films spanning the silent era through contemporary international cinema. Covers classic and contemporary cinema from Africa, Asia (primarily China, Japan, and India), Europe (including Soviet films), Latin America, and the Middle East. 

December 2, 2014

Ling long Women's Magazine

Digital version of Ling long women's magazine, published in Shanghai, China between 1931-1937.

November 26, 2012

Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism

Scholarly encyclopedia covering all aspects of the Hindu tradition.

December 13, 2011

Visualising China

More than 8,000 digitized images of photographs of China taken between 1850 and 1950. The photographs are from several collections, including Historical Photographs of China, the Sir Robert Hart Collection, and Joseph Needham's Photographs of Wartime China.

July 5, 2011

Japan: Political And Economic Reports, 1906-1970

Reproductions of British diplomatic reports from Japan. Provides descriptions and assessments of Japanese international relations, internal political and economic affairs and post-war civil and economic reconstruction following 1945.

March 23, 2011

Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective

Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences

February 16, 2011

Taiwan: Political And Economic Reports 1861–1960

Reproductions of British diplomatic reports from Taiwan covering 100 years of Taiwanese history.

February 16, 2011

Korea: Political And Economic Reports 1882–1970

Reproductions of British diplomatic reports on Korea. Covers the Korean monarchy, Japanese rule, the split into north and south Korea, and the Korean War.

May 4, 2010

Ethnographic Video Online

Collection of ethnographic films for the study of human culture and behavior. "Covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century."

September 21, 2008

East Asia Image Collections

The East Asia Image Collection is an open-access archive of digitized photographs, negatives, postcards, and slides of imperial Japan (1868-1945), its Asian empire (1895-1945) and occupied Japan (1947-52). Images of Taiwan, Japan, China, Korea, Manchuria, and Indonesia are included.


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