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The resources listed below are located in the Reference area on the first floor of McKillop Library. Reference books do not circulate but portions may be photocopied.


Far East and Australasia
REF DS 1 .F3

Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War
REF DS 557.7 .E53 1998

The World Almanac of the Vietnam War
REF DS 557.7 .W67

REF DS655 .R53 1989

REF DS 799 .L44 1990

Vietnam and China 1938-1954
REF DS740.5. V5 C484


Circa 1493: Art in the Age of Exploration
Special Collections CB 367 .C57 1991

Encyclopedia of China: The Essential Reference to China, its History and Culture
REF DS 705 .P47 1999

Hong Kong
REF DS 796 .H74 S36 1990


Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan
REF DS 805 .K633 1983

REF DS 806 .S475 1989

Japan Encyclopedia
REF DS 809 .F73 2002

REF DS 821 .C62 1991

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Japanese Culture
REF DS 822.5 .E516 2002

The MIT Encyclopedia of the Japanese Economy
REF HC 462.9 .H73 1999

New Kanji Dictionary: A Component Approach to Study Kanji
REF PL 679 .M59 1988

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Atlas of Primitive Man in China
GN 855 .C6 A84

Area Handbook for the People's Republic of China
DS 706 .W46

The Asians, their heritage and their destiny
DS 5 .W44 1966

China's Three Thousand Years; The Story of a Great Civilization
DS 706 .C5115 1973

The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture
DS 821 .B46 1989

Concise Dictionary of Modern Japanese History
DS 881.9 .H86 1984

Dictionary of Chinese History
DS 733 .D54 1979

East Asia and the Western Pacific, 1990
DS 502 .H53 1990

An English Dictionary of Japanese Ways of Thinking
DS 821 .E57 1989

The Good Earth
PS 3503 .U198 G6 1958

An Historical Atlas of China
G 2306 .S1 H4 1966

Japan: A Country Study
DS 806 .J223 1991

The Lhasa Atlas: Traditional Tibetan Architecture and Townscape
NA 1547 .L45 L37 2001

The Long Sword and Scabbard Slide in Asia
U 853. S54

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Japanese Culture: The Soul and Heritage of Japan
DS 821 .P528 1987

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Modern Japan
DS 805 .P53 1986

Understanding Contemporary China
D 522.5 .B87 1998

We the Chinese; Voices from China
DS 703.4 .H85

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Use the journals list to see the library's entire holdings in Asian and East Asian Studies. Below is only a subset of journals available online.

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