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Interdisciplinary Humanities 240 - The Humanities of Asia: Background Information

This guide is designed to help students complete the research project for IHum 240, Humanities of Asia.

General Background Resources


Free Library of Congress resource:

Asian Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

Zhongguo dabaike quanshu 中国大百科全书  Asian Reference AE17 .C483x

Heibonsha daihyakkajiten 平凡社百科事典 Asian Reference AE 35.2 .H44

Dai Nihon hyakkajiten 日本百科事典 Asian Reference AE 35.2 .D3

Hanguk minjok munhwa taebaekkwa sajon 한국 민족 문화 대백과 사전  Asian Reference DS 904 .H2687



Japan Encyclopedias

China Encyclopedias

Berkshire Encyclopedia of China.  Soc Sci Ref   DS 735 .A2 B47 2009

China Today:  An Encyclopedia of Life in The People's Republic      Soc Sci Ref   DS 777.6 .C456 2006

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture  Soc Sci Ref      DS 778.23 .E63x 2006

Brill's Encyclopedia of China        Soc Sci Ref  DS 755 .B86 2009


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