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Japan Studies: Home
A research guide detailing Japan studies resources in English and Japanese.
Other Japan Related Research Guides
Gaihozu (Japanese Imperial Maps)
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Resources for Japanese language learners.
Japanese Multi-Volume Sets Discoverability Improvement Project
Information about our digitization project where we successfully digitized 147 multi-volume sets to increase access to Japanese language reference materials.
Japanese Pop Culture
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Japan Studies | Special
A listing of all our materials in special collections pertaining to Japan studies.
Science, Technology, and Innovation Policies in East Asia
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