By: Nagata, Marie Louis. Documents regarding Industrial relations and family-owned business enterprises in Tokugawa era (1600–1868).
Michael Cooper (ed.)
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Visualizing Cultures: Image Driven Scholarship This site was launched at MIT in 2002 to use new technology and rare visual materials to reconstruct the past as people of the time visualized the world (or imagined it to be). Topical units to date focus on Japan in the modern world and early-modern China.
Asia and the West: 19th Century Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange. This database contains 19th Century British Foreign Office and United States consular and diplomatic records from China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. These records reflect day-to-day encounters with the indigenous populations, the expansion of trade, extraterritorial rights, treaty provisions. It also contains a substantial selection of missionary correspondence and journals. Maintained by Gale-Cengage.
Travel Writing, Spectacle, and World History brings together hundreds of accounts produced by women documenting their travels across the globe. Several accounts cover travel in Asia. The materials contained in this database range from the early 19th century to the late 20th century and include unique manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, guidebooks, postcards, sketches and photographs. From Adam Mathews Digital
Empire Online World Empires from 1492-1969. Includes a wealth of primary sources including manuscripts, rare printed materials, letter books, missionary papers, slave papers, travel writing, periodicals, diaries, photographs and more. Supplementing the primary sources are secondary resources such as essays, interactive maps, chronology and an image gallery. Materials in the collections spans five centuries, charting the story of the rise and fall of empires, gathered from a wide range of reputable institutions, with a core from the British Library. Maintained by Adam Matthew Digital.
The American Presidency Project is maintained by political science professors John Woolley and Gerhard Peters and hosted at UC Santa Barbara. This database provides access to numerous documents related to US-Japan relations. You can search for key terms and limit your search to a particular president's era of administration.
Digital version of US Congressional Serial Set contains all the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives from 1817 to the present. These documents constitute a rich source of primary source material on all aspects of American history. A print version of the Serial Set would consist of over 12 million pages.
The Cambridge History of Japan
We also have physical copies of these books in the library located on Level 1 at call number: DS 835 .C36 1988
Topaz Museum Website (Delta, Utah)
This twenty-three volume set of book reproduces copies of literary magazines created by Japanese incarcerated in relocation centers in various parts of the United States: New York, California, Arizona (Poston & Gila River), and Wyoming (Heart Mountain). it is shelved in the Japanese Section of the Asian Collection on Level 4 of the Harold B. Lee Library. Call Number: PL 889 .U52 N9
Includes access to several relevant primary source documents documents and other resources.
Densho 伝承: This English language website documents the testimonies of Japanese Americans who were unjustly incarcerated during World War II. It preserves firsthand accounts, coupled with historical images and teacher resources.