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About GW Okinawa Collection

GW Okinawa Collection builds on the existing collection in the the Japan Resource Center and features scholarly materials that explore Okinawa from the past to the present from multiple perspectives. Established in June 2015, the Okinawa Collection is a collaboration between the Okinawa Prefectural Government and GW Gelman Library. Generously funded by the Okinawa Government, the Okinawa Collection features scholarly materials on Okinawa from the past to the present from multiple perspectives. 

Please visit our new GW Okinawa Collection homepage to find out GW's Okinawa-focused academic courses, Events & News, Contact Us form and more!

New Acquisitions

Okinawa Collection Recent Acquisitions

Check the Recent Acquisitions Guide on Okinawa-relatied materials.

The topics include:

  • US-Japan Military Base Issues
  • Senkaku Islands
  • Battle of Okinawa
  • Literature
  • Graphic Novels & Juvenile Literature
  • Textiles
  • Languages
  • Journals & Periodicals
  • Okinawa in Photos
  • Environment
  • Diaspora
  • Gender Issues
  • Music
  • Okinawan/Ryukyuan Cuisine & History
  • Economy
  • History & Civic Textbooks use in Junior and High Schools in Japan


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