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Japanese Studies

Contact: Toshie Marra

Scope of Collection
Japanese language monographs and serials are acquired at research level for most areas of the humanities and social sciences with an emphasis on Japanese history, language and literature, philosophy, religion, politics, economics, business, social conditions, fine arts, archaeology, anthropology, architecture, music, cinema, etc. Also acquired at research level are materials on Chinese and other East Asian and Asian countries on history, philosophy, religion, politics, economics, international relations, fine arts, etc. Reference materials, AV materials and digital resources are also collected selectively.

Literature and Literary Criticism (classical and modern), Language, History, Philosophy, Religion, Archaeology, Anthropology, Art History, Social Conditions, government documents, etc.

Primary Languages and Formats
Japanese. Chiefly monographs and serials -- with some manuscripts, cartographic materials, microforms, and electronic resources.

Special Collections

Related Collections
Art History/Classics, Environmental Design Library, and Media Resources Center

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