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HIST 3601.10 (Spring 2020) Empires and Legacies Northeast Asia: Russia, China, Japan: Home

Japan Studies Research Guide

Visit the Japan Studies Research Guide to find out more about databases, newspapers, statistics, think tanks etc.

First Sino-Japanese War / Chino-Japanese War (1894-1895)

Books/Articles Resources on 1st Sino-Japanese War

Open-Access E-Resources for the first Sino-Japanese War

Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)

Books/Articles Resources for Russo-Japanese War

Open-Access E-resources for Russo-Japanese War

Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)

Books/Articles Resources for the Second Sino-Japanese War

Open-Access E-Resources for Second Sino-Japanese War

Useful Databases

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ProQuest Central

Multidisciplinary database covering both scholarly sources and popular content. Includes the contents of ProQuest Research Library, ABI-Inform, and U.S. and International Newsstreams, as well as various ProQuest disciplinary collections.

New York Times historical database

New York Times (Historical)

Offers full-text and full-image articles from the New York Times. Includes digital reproductions of every issue, cover to cover, in downloadable PDF files.

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Washington Post (Historical,1877-1999)

Online archival access to The Washington Post. Includes page images from every issue—cover to cover—in downloadable PDF files. Fully searchable.

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Historical Newspapers

Search all historical newspapers from ProQuest: The Atlantic Constitution (1868-1984), Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), Baltimore Sun (1837-1991), Chicago Defender (1909-1975), Chicago Tribune (1849-1993), Korea Times (1956-2016), Los Angeles Times (1881-1993), The New York Times (1851-2013), The New York Tribune / Herald Tribune (1841-1962), Norfolk Journal and Guide (1916-2003), Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002), and The Washington Post (1877-2000).

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Japan Times Digital Archive

Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper. Searchable full-image archive of this English-language newspaper published in Japan from its inception in 1897 through 2018.

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