region: Japan

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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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East Asia Digital Library (EADL)

Database

The East Asia Digital Library (EADL) is a portal site focusing on East Asian cultural and scientific resources. The National Library of Korea and the National Diet Library, Japan develop and operate the site collaboratively. The EADL makes primary materials about East Asia available free of charge and in multilingual format. In addition to simple […]

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Bibliography of Asian Studies

Database

Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) is the most comprehensive Western-language bibliographical database for research on East, Southeast and South Asia. Published by the Association for Asian Studies, it covers all subjects with special focus on the humanities and social sciences. Red more in this information leaflet on BAS.  

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KinoDen – Japanese e-books

Database

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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IRDB – Institutional Repository Database (Japan)

Database

IRDB collects and provides  meta data to a wide range of material in Japanese academic repositories, including theses, journal articles, books, conference papers, research reports, soft ware, etc. The metadata harvested by IRDB is provided to the following systems, in order that the content registered in IR will be used in each system: Academic information platforms […]

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