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Asian History


Reference Shelf

This is a brief guide to the material available to Boston College faculty and students on subjects in Asian in history (understood including central, south, east, and south-east Asia).

Reference Shelf

This page provides access points to BC's subscriptions to reference material on Asian history. Here, you can find resources for finding definitions (e.g., dictionaries); suggested scholarly material (e.g., bibliographies); as well as background material and explanations written by experts in their fields (e.g., encyclopedia and handbooks).  

What's on This Page

This page has a lot on it. You can use the following anchors (links down the page) to jump straight to a relevant box.

    For country/area specific sources, see BC Libraries' references shelves for Chinese History; Indian HistoryJapanese History; or Korean History.

    Find Definitions

    Find Maps/Geography/Atlases

    Find Biographical Information (Who's Who)

    Find Recommendations for Scholarly Material

    Find Background Information