This library guide is for use with course #HIST-UA 569 and is based on the syllabus, "Japan's Empire in Asia, 1895-1945" provided by Dr. Tatiana Linkhoeva
sample search terms:
imperialism, colonialism, "colonial modernity," colonial identities, colony-metropole, "regional migration," "Pan-Asianism," empire, "total war," "Asia-Pacific War," "Pacific War," "World War II," "Sino-Japanese War," and many others.
Cambridge Histories Online: https://persistent.library.nyu.edu/arch/NYU02236
For Japan: Vol. 6 The Twentieth Century: https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/cambridge-history-of-japan/4D00F02EF55AC774AD0F5BD8D1887BD4
Hunter, Janet. Concise Dictionary of Modern Japanese History. Berkeley: University of California Press 1984.
This is a concise, reliable guide to the people, places, events, and ideas of significance from the Meiji Restoration to the present.
call number: NYU Bobst 1st Floor Reference (DS881.9 .H86 1984 Non-circulating )
WWWJDIC: Japanese-English language online dictionary, created by Jim Breen
National Diet Library of Japan Digital Collections
Finding Images, guide created by the North American Coordinating Council of Japanese Library Resources (NCC)
How to cite your sources
Organizing your sources and creating bibliographies
Using Refworks, Endnote, Zotero, or Mendeley…
Getting Started with Refworks: https://guides.nyu.edu/refworks
Quick Guide on Citation Style for Chinese, Japanese and Korean Sources (Yale University Library)
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