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Stony Brook University is Trying Out The North China Herald

Good news! SBU Libraries is beginning a trial run of The North China Herald. What does this mean for you, dear patrons? Wonderful things. Read on to learn more about what you could learn from this. The English-language North China

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Digital Collections, Uncategorized

CJK FAQ

What is CJK? Can I view or search by CJK characters from any computers in the library? Can I view or search by CJK characters from a computer outside the library? How do I set up language support? What are

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, China Studies, Chinese Studies

Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

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DATABASE TRIAL: The North China Herald (1850-1940)

TRIAL THROUGH JUNE 15, 2013. The English North China Herald is a crucial resource for the history of the foreign presence in China from 1850 through 1940. As the official journal for British consular notifications, and announcements of the Shanghai

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DATABASE TRIAL: British Records on the Atlantic World, 1700-1900

British Records on the Atlantic World, 1700-1900 focuses on the two centuries of Britain’s colonial, missionary, commercial and literary relations with Africa and the Americas. The database contains 14 collections of rare primary source documents, with the total number of

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Upcoming Event at Asia Society in NYC

Following a recent trip to Hawaii, Guam, Japan, Thailand, India, and South Korea, Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter will describe the contours of the United States’ strategic rebalance to Asia.   Dr. Carter will be joined in conversation with

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Political Science, Sociology, South Asian Studies

Interview with Chinese legal activist

Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng speaks about grassroots activism and the pressure for change in China.

Posted in Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Political Science

How Stable is China?

Hear from the experts!  Event at the New York Asia Society, June 21, 2012. Can Its Economic Miracle Continue Under Its Current Political System?    Can China enjoy a second change of leadership without crisis?  In the wake of the Bo

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