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The U.S. in Vietnam

This research guide supports the course "The U.S. in Vietnam," HIST 207, at the Bradford Campus.

Asian Studies at the University Pittsburgh

Interdiscplinary certificate and degree programs focusing on East Asian studies are offered through the Asian Studies Center at the University Center for International Studies (UCIS). Visit the Asian Studies Center to learn about its programs, research, and community outreach. 

Asian Country Research

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This map is originally from the United States Central Intelligence Agency World Factbook

Asia is the largest and most populated continent, occupying four-fifths of the Eurasian landmass. Characterized by climatic extremes, the continent holds the highest and lowest points on Earth. The growth of nation states in the twentieth century, absorption of small ethnic minorities and unprecedented migration from rural to urban areas are events  that have occurred in Asia's recent history.