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History : Asia: Home

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for Asian history.


Zojo Temple in Shiba by Kawase Hasui, 1925. 

Related Research Guides

See the following research guides for additional sources on Asia.

Starting Points: Books


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Starting Points: Journal Articles

The following research databases will help you identify articles on Asian history. Additional research databases are listed under Articles

Starting Points - Primary Sources

This is a small sampling of primary sources dealing with Asia. Additional sources are listed under the various Primary Sources sections of this guide.

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