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Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia Online strives to reflect the diversity of indigenous cultures of South Asia with its many language groups and religious traditions.
Largest online database for the study of the Cultural Revolution. Primary source documents including CCP notices, instructions, proclamations, speeches and major media commentaries with detailed citations.
EPS China Data presents a collection of China statistical data and census data. It provides access to 41 China statistical databases (and more sub-databases) sourced from industrial, regional and national organizations, covering a wider range of subjects and fields.
Presenting content from across the globe, this resource features audio field recordings and related materials such as interviews, field notebooks, slides, correspondence and ephemera. UW users have access to University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives content only.
The Oxford Research Encyclopedias (OREs) offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. The OREs cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
A comprehensive and unprecedented reference work devoted to the history of philosophy in the realms of Islam in its formative period: from its beginnings in the eighth century up to the tenth century AD.