HIST 101: Asian Urban Centers

Background Sources - Examples

These are just a few examples of possible background sources on the general subject of Asia.  To find more, search OskiCat by keywords (example:  asia encyclopedias, china history dictionaries, etc.) or browse the reference collections of Doe Library and the East Asian Library.

Note that in OskiCat,  "Doe Reference - Reference Hall" refers to the hall that includes the reference desk; "Doe Reference" refers to the North Reading Room; see floor plan.

The Cambridge encyclopedia of China
Call #: Anthropology DS705 .C35 1991 Doe Reference DS705 .C35 1991 East Asian Reference DS705 .C35 1991
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Other Libraries of Interest

UCB Law Library (Boalt Hall)

access for undergraduates

maps and call numbers

materials are not listed in OskiCat; use LawCat (see "secondary sources" tab for samples searches

Hoover Institute Archives (Stanford)

read this before you go!!!

hours and directions

about East Asian collections

Chiang Kai-shek diaries:  about        finding aid

Guide to Papers of May-ling Soong Chiang (at Wellesley, sorry)

Finding archives at other institutions:  Archive Finder  (reminder:  for individuals, search last name first)




Last Update: September 12, 2013 11:10