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Asian History


Korean History

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 for Korean History

This page provides access points to BC's subscriptions to reference material on Korean 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).  

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    Map of South Korea from CIA World Factbook

    Public Domain / CIA, [Map of South Korea], map, 2020,

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