Asian Languages and Cultures

Trans-Asia Photography Review Images

Description

The Trans-Asia Photography Review is a new international refereed journal devoted to the discussion of historic and contemporary photography from Asia. Online and free of charge, it is published by Hampshire College in collaboration with the University of Michigan Scholarly Publishing Office. This resource contains photographs from the journal.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44249
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Philippine Photographs Digital Archive, Special Collections Library, University of Michigan

Description

This is a digital archive consisting of images taken from the following Special Collections Library photograph collections (with their four-letter identifiers): Dean C. Worcester (1866-1924), Photographs of the Philippine Islands (PHLA); Parker Hitt Photograph Collection (PHLB); Manila, Philippines, Collection (PHLC); Manila, Philippines, and Environs (slides and photographs) (PHLD); Scenes of Philippine History (slides) (also PHLD); General John J. Pershing Photograph Collection (PHLE); Everett E. Thompson Photograph Collection (PHLF); Tiffany Williams Photograph Collection (PHLG); and Memory Book: U.S.S. Chaumont (PHLJ). In general, the images depict Filipinos, buildings, dwellings, and monuments in and around Manila, Filipino political and military leaders, members of American commissions and military units based in the Philippines, and numerous landscape scenes, particularly on Mindanao and in Lanoa Province.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44217
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Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema

Description

This collection contains images from "Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema" by David Bordwell, published by the University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies. The text is an account of the director Yasujiro Ozu's life and career, analysis of the social context behind his work, and individual critiques of all 55 of his films.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44213
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Chinese Text Project

Description

The Chinese Text Project (http://ctext.org) is a widely used open-access digital library of pre-modern Chinese writing. With over thirty thousand titles, 25 million pages of scanned primary source materials, and more than five billion characters of transcribed text, it is the largest database of its type.

UM's subscription to this digital library enables staff and students to easily and efficiently access full-text data for digital humanities research and teaching use, through both the online web interface by means of a variety of plugins, as well as through other specialized mechanisms such as data mining APIs.

More information: http://ctext.org/tools/digital-humanities

Type
Database
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/43901
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Bibliography of Asian Studies (Ebsco)

Alternative Titles
BAS
Description

The Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present. The online BAS contains the full data of all of the printed editions of the BAS issued from 1971 up to the 1991 edition (published in 1997), as well as tens of thousands of entries compiled since.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1971-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41962
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The North-China Daily News & Herald Newspapers and Hong Lists (1850~1951) 字林洋行中英文报纸全文数据库

Description

This database comprehensively covers the English and Chinese newspapers published by North-China Daily News & Herald, Limited, the most important and largest British-founded press agency in Shanghai in the 1800s.  Newspaper titles include The North-China Herald《北华捷报》,The North-China Daily News《字林西报》, The Chinese Shipping List & Advertiser《上海新报》, Hu Bao《沪报》, Han Bao《汉报》, Xiao Xian Bao《消闲报》, and The North-China Desk Hong List《字林西报行名录》. 

Type
Database
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41111
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臺灣文獻叢刊 Taiwan wen xian cong kan

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Taiwan
Description

The Encyclopedia of Taiwan is a database on history of Taiwan from Tang Dynasty to the Japanese occupation period.  It contains 595 books and accounts of 48 millions of Chinese characters, divided in 309 categories.  This database incorporates local histories, official documents, as well as poems and private collections, many of which are sole copies and out-of-print books.  Materials are gathered from not only local libraries, but also libraries of Japan, the USA, Hong Kong, the Great Britain and Netherlands.  

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41058
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Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics Online
Description

The Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics offers a systematic and comprehensive overview of the languages of China and the different ways in which they are and have been studied. It provides authoritative treatment of all important aspects of the languages spoken in China, today and in the past, from many different angles, as well as the different linguistic traditions they have been investigated in. In more than 450 articles, written by the major specialists in the field, it offers a synthesis of the most important research in Chinese linguistics and provides adequate and up to date bibliographical coverage. 

As such it is the reference source for information on:
• the Sinitic and non-Sinitic languages of China including Sign Languages: their lexicon, syntax and sound structure
• their history and situation today
• the writing systems: their emergence, development, spread and use today
• the history of Chinese linguistics, both the indigenous and the western traditions
• the sociolinguistic situation, language contact and language variation
• psycho- and neurolinguistic studies on Chinese, including first language acquisition
• second language acquisition and language pedagogy
• and many other aspects of Chinese and Chinese linguistics (e.g., Chinese in the diaspora, Chinese loanwords in other languages, history of lexicography, etc.).

Type
Database
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40072
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