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Asian Studies: Top Resources

Last Updated: May 23, 2018 12:58 PM


Asia is the largest and most populous the of the planet's continents. "In general terms, Asia is bounded on the east by the Pacific Ocean on the south by the Indian Ocean and on the north by the Arctic Ocean. The western boundary with Europe is a historical and cultural construct, as there is no clear physical and geographical separation between them. The most commonly accepted boundaries place Asia to the east of the Suez Canal, the Ural River, and the Ural Mountains, and south of the Caucasus Mountains and the Caspian ian and Black Seas.' -- Wikipedia

Material for students of Asian American Studies is also found here.

Top Resources



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Top Resources: Chinese Language

Maps of Asia

Map of Asia/Political Map of Asia (Nations Online Project)

Outline Maps of Asia and the Pacific (Education Place)

Resouces at Other SUNY Centers (Each leads to a wealth of material and is well worth visiting.)

Selected Libraries with Major East Asian Studies Collections

Major East Asian Collections

Columbia University C. V. Starr East Asian Library

Cornell University Wason Collectoin on East Asia

Duke University East Asian Collection

Harvard University Yenching Library

Library of Congress Asian Division

Princeton University East Asian Library

University of British Columbia 

University of California, Berkeley C.V. Starr East Asian Library

University of California, Los Angles East Asian Library

University of Chicago East Asian Collection

University of Hawaii, Manoa 

University of Michigan 

University of Southern California

University of Toronto Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

University of Washington 


See East Asian Library Websites in North America (Council on East Asian Libraries)