Japanese Studies Research Guide for Japanese Capstone 1999 and Undergraduate- Oakland Campus
This guide will assist Japanese major students who are taking “Capstone Project” JAPANESE 1999 to develop and complete their term papers with using at least two Japanese articles. It is also designed as a guide for undergraduate research.
Full text database of Japan Times from inaugural issue in 1897 to last year. New articles are added annually. It is the first English Newspaper published in Japan.
Articles from 1986 to present are also available from the Nikkei Telecom 21.
This database is a rare English language magazine published in Japan by Toyo Keizai Inc. This monthly magazine continued without interruption over the 51 years from inaugural issue in 1935 (Showa 9) throughout the wartime era until publication of the last issue in 1985 (Showa 60). It is a great resource for undergraduate students and all researchers studies Japanese modern and contemporary history.
25 major English newspapers in Japan, include above and more economic newspapers, are available via Nikkei Telecom 21. Click "English Menu" at left column to see 3 choice for English resources. "Nikkei English News" is current articles from various newspapers. When you click "Archive Search," you can limit search by each newspapers. "Teikoku Databank" is comprehensive database of Japanese companies.
The Japan Review is published in English three times a year by the Japan Institute of International Affairs. Their objective is to outline key areas related to the context and challenges Japan faces on a range of historical and geo-strategic issues. The Japan Review will look at these issues from a global analytical perspective.
Edward S Morse (1838-1925) was a great polymath – notable for his work in natural history, ethnography and art history – but, perhaps most famous for his work in bringing Japan and the West closer together. Devoting much of his life to the task of documenting life in Japan before it was transformed by Western modernization, Meiji Japan offers full access to Morse's diaries, journals and correspondence on a myriad of subjects at the time.
This online version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains more than hundreds of thousand records on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present. You can limit your search by country, language and document type.