Subject: Society

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Colonial Sources of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

Database

This digital collection consists of 2863 publications related to the colonial enterprise in the Dutch East and West Indies. The publications are mainly in Dutch and cover the period of the last quarter of the eighteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century. They include titles on the cultivation of tropical products such as […]

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38 North: Informed analysis of events in and around North Korea

Database

From the  presentation on the website: 38 North harnesses the experience of long-time observers of North Korea and others who have dealt directly with North Koreans. It draws on other experts outside the field who might bring fresh, well-informed insights to those of us who follow North Korea. 38 North covers not only North Korea’s weapons of […]

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Policy Information Portal POINT

Database

POlicy INformaTion (POINT) provided by National Sejong Library provides government officials with information needed for their policymaking activities and allows the general public to access policy information conveniently. By using integrated search, you can view full-text policy reports, policy materials provided by institutions participating in the National Association for Policy Information, bibliographic information, journals/papers, foreign […]

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Elections in India

Database

Elections in India was launched by Datanet India in September, 2012 and parliament constituency-wise election data, since independence, for all the 543 parliament and 4120 state assembly constituencies in India. The company is a non-partisan company and offers free information to the research community with the website.  

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China Data Insights

Database

China Data Insights is a new and more userfriendly version of China Statistical Yearbooks Database (CSYD). The content is the same as CSYD and it is also possible to go to CSYD via the link to “Old Version” in the upper corner of the web site. China Data Insights provides access to statistical data published […]

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Trade and Society in the Straits of Melaka: Dutch Melaka and English Penang, 1780-1830

E-book

Nordin Hussin 2006 This pioneering work from a member of Malaysia’s new generation of historians is a tale of two very different cities, the one with a trading heritage dating back centuries, the other a new creation spawned by the declining fortunes of the once mighty Dutch East India Company. Melaka was an important commercial […]

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Queer/Tongzhi China: New Perspectives on Research, Activism and Media Cultures

E-book

Elisabeth L. Engebretsen & William Schroeder (eds), with Hongwei Bao 2015 This book brings together some of the most exciting, original and cutting-edge work being conducted on contemporary queer China. The volume includes original essays by some of the most prolific and central queer activists and artists in the PRC, placing their writing alongside work […]

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China’s Contested Internet

E-book

Guobin Yang (ed) 2015 Is there a pre-Weibo and post-Weibo era in Chinese Internet history? Are hackerspaces in China the same as in the West? How can the censorship of an Internet novel end up “producing” it? How is Lu Xun’s passive and ignorant spectator turned into an activist on the Internet? What are the […]

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China's Contested Internet

E-book

Guobin Yang (ed) 2015 Is there a pre-Weibo and post-Weibo era in Chinese Internet history? Are hackerspaces in China the same as in the West? How can the censorship of an Internet novel end up “producing” it? How is Lu Xun’s passive and ignorant spectator turned into an activist on the Internet? What are the […]

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