region: Japan

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KinoDen – Japanese e-books

E-book

KinoDen is a new digital library service providing access to  more than 10.000 academic e-books in Japanese, in a wide variety of disciplines and from various Japanese publishing houses.  Full-text search is enabled. You can request that we purchase titles for common access for all NNC institutions by using the purchase button. Search tip: When […]

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Fuzoku Gaho

journal

Fuzoku Gahu was the first graphic magazine produced in Japan, and is also known as a major journal source for the research of customs and social mores. The magazine was published from 1889 to 1916 contains a total of 518 issues covering content pertaining to social and cultural trends and conditions in the Edo, Meiji […]

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J-STAGE

journal

The Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic (J-STAGE), is a system developed by the Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST) with the aim to assist academic societies create and publish electronic journals. Despite the title it also includes journals with social sciences and humanities, partly freely available in fulltext. Content types include Journals Proceedings […]

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Constructing Empire: The Japanese in Changchun, 1905–45

E-book

by Bill Sewell  Diplomats and soldiers carve out empires, but civilians play crucial roles in building them. This was also true of Japanese Manchuria. Constructing Empire shows how Japanese urban planners, architects, and other civilians contributed to constructing a modern colonial enclave in northeast China, their visions shifting over time. Japanese imperialism in Manchuria before […]

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States and Societies in Motion: Essays in Honour of Takashi Shiraishi

E-book

edited by Khoo Boo Teik and Jafar Suryomenggolo   With contributions from leading scholars in their field, this collection of fourteen essays offers wide-ranging but incisive perspectives on East and Southeast Asian Studies. Apart from informing and enlightening the reader, the essays offer a tribute to Professor Takashi Shiraishi, the renowned Japanese scholar, for his many […]

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The Work of Gender: Service, Performance and Fantasy in Contemporary Japan

E-book

Edited by Gitte Marianne Hansen and Fabio Gygi  Gender and sexuality in Japan has long been a field of academic study, with gender mainly being examined either as masculinities, femininities or as deviating sexualities. In recent years, however, widespread interest in manga, anime and cosplay among the world’s youth has aroused popular interest in the […]

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China Families incl. Historic newspapers published in China available Open Access online

Database

This site allows you to search across 60,000 names of men and women who lived, worked or died in China, between the 1850s and 1940s. The information is drawn from ten different sources, and you can search each one of these individually, but you can also search across all of them. There are many Chinese […]

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