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  • Try phrases search such as Industry Policy in East Asia, International Relations in East Asia
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Browsing East Asia Library Call Numbers

The UW Libraries arrange books by Library of Congress call numbers. Some major sections in East Asia Library are listed below.

BL Philosophy and Religions
BL1790-1975  China
BL2195-2228  Japan
BL2230-2240  Korea

DS History
DS701-799.9  China
DS801-897   Japan
DS901-937   Korea

PL Languages and Literatures
PL501-889   Japan
PL901-998   Korea
PL1001-3208  China 

See A-Z full list from Library of Congress Classification Outline