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Library Resources in Asian History

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Print Books in the Library


Books to Request from other Libraries

Get Books about East Asia!

For Lit - PL523-PL4378

JQ750-JQ1725 - Politics

HN673-733 - Sociology

Second floor (top)

Of Library!

Basement- DS490-DS935  History!


A Few Print Journals/Magazines often offering Topics of interest in Asian History

The Week

Time Magazine

Foreign Affairs

China Today


Current History

Asian Survey

The Economist

Research Tools

Top 5 Research Databases

More Research Tools

Off Campus Access

Are databases asking you for a password?
Are you off-campus?

The Library now uses OpenAthens as a proxy server!

Be sure to use a library provided link to the database you wish to use. You should be prompted for your Juniata username and password. After entering those you will be authenticated as a Juniata user for the remainder of your browser session.

For more details see the Off Campus Access guide


A Few DVD's (out of hundreds)

Ghost Dog



The Eel

Dear American (Letters Home from Vietnam)

Know Your Enemy - Japan

Born on the Fourth of July

Huo Zhe

The Wall

Good Morning Vietnam

Memoirs of A Geisha

The Last Samurai

Winter Soldier

Seven Samurai

Maya Lin


The Atomic Cafe

The Joy Luck Club

Sansho the Bailiff

Hula Girls


Liang and the Magic Paintbrush

Se Jie


Letters from Iwo Jima

The Paper Crane

Lost in Translation

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Tokyo Sonata

Map of the Sounds of Tokyo

The Cove


Apocalypse Now

The Grandmaster

Tian Zhu Ding


Hotaru No Haka


some REF books just to get you started....

Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War(Tucker)

Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War(Kutler)

Encyclopedia of China

Information China

Cambridge Handbook of Contemporary China

Encyclopedia of Chinese Overseas

Dictionary of Modern Politics in Japan

The Cambridge History of China

The Cambridge History of Ancient China

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan

Japan Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia of Asian History

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia

Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophy

Companion Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy

Great Thinkers of the Eastern World

Encyclopedia of Taoism

Nanzam Guide to Japanese Religion

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Zen Buddhism

Dictionary of Asia Christianity

Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management

The Kanji Dictionary

Who's Who in Korean Literature

Modern East Asian Literature

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