This online guide is tended primarily for students and faculty working in Wofford's Asian Studies Program. The guide provides links to resources in different academic disciplines in the context of Asian Studies.
Topically-focused digital collections of historical documents. Collections cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history.
Spanning three centuries (c1750-1929), this resource makes available for the first time extremely rare pamphlets from Cornell University Library's Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia. The resource is full-text searchable, allowing for the collection to be comprehensively explored and studied. In addition, China: Culture and Society features a host of secondary resources, including scholarly essays, an interactive chronology, mini guides, and editors' choices from the collection.
Mass education materials published in Hong Kong and in Mainland China, particularly Shanghai, in the years 1947-1954. These cartoon books, pamphlets, postcards and magazines, on topics such as foreign threats to Chinese security, Chinese relations with the Soviet Union, industrial and agricultural production, and marriage reform, were produced by both Kuomintang (Nationalist) and Gongchantang (Communist) supporters.
"The Digital South Asia Library, a project of the Center for Research Libraries, is a global collaborative effort to make important and rare South Asian resources available to the international community. Includes: reference resources, bibliographies and union lists, indexes, books and journals, statistics, image collections, maps and catalogs of maps"--Description from the Center for Research Libraries.
Comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide. The collection is growing to include 75,000 pages of text and 150 hours of video that give voice to the countless victims of human rights crimes in the 20th and early 21st centuries.
A collection of open-access materials (over 350,000 pages) in English and a variety of South Asian languages for the study of South Asia--its caste and social structure, literature, social and economic conditions, and women and gender identity. The collection is provided by the Center for Research Libraries Global Resources Network in partnership with JSTOR, and is a subset of the South Asia Materials Project (SAMP).