History Library Guide

    Asian History Reference Books in Shipman Library


    A. Background Information

    Adamec, Ludwig W. Historical Dictionary of Islam. Scarecrow, 2009.

    Agoston, Gabor. Encyclopedia of the Ottoman Empire. Facts on File, 2009.

    Allinson, Gary D. The Columbia Guide to Modern Japanese History. REF DS 881.9 .A75 1999

    Anderson, David L. The Columbia Guide to the Vietnam War. REF DS 557.5 .A54 2002

    Anderson, Sean. Historical Dictionary of Terrorism. Scarecrow, 2009.

    Buckley, Sandra, ed. Encyclopedia of Contemporary Japanese Culture. REF DS 822.5 .E516 2002

    Campo, Juan Eduardo. Encyclopedia of Islam. Facts on File, 2009.

    Davis, Edward L. Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture. REF DS 779.23 .E53 2005y

    Embree, Ainslie T., ed. The Encyclopedia of Asian History (4v.). REF DS 31 .E53 1987

    Frédéric, Louis. Japan Encyclopedia. REF DS 821 .F73 2002

    Dillon, Michael, ed. China: A Historical and Cultural Dictionary. REF DS 733 .C58523 1998

    Esposito, John L., ed. The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World (6v.). REF DS 35.53 .O96 2009

    Huffman, James L., ed. Modern Japan: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture and Nationalism. REF DS 805 .M63 1998

    Hutchings, Graham.Modern China: A Guide to a Century of Change. REF DS 774 .H796 2001

    Kamrava, Mehran. Iran Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Islamic Republic. Greenwood, 2008.

    Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan (9v.). REF DS 805 .K633 1983

    Kort, Michael, ed. The Columbia Guide to Hiroshima and the Bomb. REF D 767.25 .H6 K68 2007

    Kumaraswamy, P.R. The A to Z of the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Scarecrow, 2009.

    Levinson, David and Karen Christensen, ed. Encyclopedia of Modern Asia (6v.). REF DS 4 .L48 2002

    Moïse, Edwin E. Historical Dictionary of the Vietnam War. REF DS 557.7 .M63 2001

    Nienhauser, William H. The Indiana Companion to Traditional Chinese Literature (2v.). REF PL 2264 .I2 1986x

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

    Scoppa, R. Keith. The Columbia Guide to Modern Chinese History. REF DS 755 .S635 2000

    Tucker, Spencer. The Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Political, Social and Military History. ABC-CLIO, 2008.

    Tucker, Spencer C., ed. Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War (3v.). REF DS 557.7 .E53 1998

    Wang, Ke-wen, ed. Modern China: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture and Nationalism. Garland, 1998.

    Wang, Ke-wen, ed. Modern China: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture and Nationalism. REF DS 774 .M63 1998x

    Woolf, D.R., ed. A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing (2v.). REF D 13 .G47 1998


    B. Statistics

    Mitchell, B.R. International Historical Statistics: Africa, Asia and Oceania, 1750-2000. REF HA 39 .M57 2003x v.1


    C. Indexes and Bibliography

    Chang, Chun-shu. Premodern China: A Bibliographical Introduction. DS 735 .C43 1971x

    Dower, John W. Japanese History and Culture from Ancient to Modern Times: Seven Basic Bibliographies. DS 835 .D69 1986x

    New York Times Index (1851-2005). INDEX AI 21 .N45

    Norton, Mary Beth, ed. The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature (2v.). REF Z 6201 .A55 1995

    Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature (1900-2008). INDEX AI 3 .R48


    D. Atlases

    Benewick, Robert and Stephanie Donald. The State of China Atlas. REF G 2305 .B4 1999

    Blunden, Caroline and Mark Elvin, ed. Cultural Atlas of China. REF DS 721 .B56 1998

    Collcutt, Martin, et al, ed. Cultural Atlas of Japan. REF DS 821 .C62 1988

    Geelan, P.J.M. and D.C. Twitchett, ed. The Times Atlas of China. ATLAS STAND G 2305 .T5 1974

    Herrmann, Albert. An Historical Atlas of China. REF G 2306 .S1 H4 1966

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