Asian Studies

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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Saksaha: A Journal of Manchu Studies

Description

Volume 12- (2014-). Open to the world.|Saksaha: A Journal of Manchu Studies is the journal of the Manchu Studies Group. Its purpose is to advance and promote informed scholarship on all aspects of Manchu studies, including (but not limited to) history, literature, linguistics, philology, anthropology, religious studies, art history, folklore, material culture, and cultural studies. Since 1996, it has been the only journal specifically devoted to Manchu Studies in a European language.

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Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44235
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Ars Orientalis

Description

Volume 44- (2014-). Open to the world.|Ars Orientalis is a peer-reviewed, annual volume of scholarly articles on the art and archaeology of Asia, the ancient Near East, and the Islamic world. It is published jointly by the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the University of Michigan’s Department of the History of Art. Fostering a broad range of topics and approaches in themed issues, the journal is intended for scholars in diverse fields. Ars Orientalis provides a forum for new scholarship, with a particular interest in work that redefines and crosses boundaries, both spatial and temporal.

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Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44101
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Translations of the Peking Gazette Online

Description

Translations of the Peking Gazette Online is a comprehensive database of approximately 8,500 pages of English-language renderings of official edicts and memorials from the Qing dynasty that cover China’s long nineteenth century from the Macartney Mission in 1793 to the abdication of the last emperor in 1912. As the mouthpiece of the government, the Peking Gazette is the authoritative source for information about the Manchu state and its Han subjects as they collectively grappled with imperial decline, re-engaged with the wider world, and began mapping the path to China’s contemporary rise.

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Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/44096
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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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Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Pioneers of Chinese Dance

Description

The Pioneers of Chinese Dance is a digital photograph and oral history collection designed to make the history of twentieth-century Chinese dance accessible to international researchers. The project was started at the University of Michigan Asia Library in 2014, with support from the Center for World Perfomance Studies, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, and the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies. It is part of a larger initiative to make the University of Michigan the premier institution for research on Chinese dance in North America.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42670
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Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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KOSSDA

Alternative Titles
Korea Social Science Data Archive
Description

Korea Social Science data Archive (KOSSDA) provides Korean social science data and literature related to politics, government, law, economy, business, social issues, welfare, psychology, education and regional studies. Restricted to UM users only. To access data, please contact Asia Library (ask-korea@umich.edu). Use Policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of (name of database)." Output may not be used to ultimately benefit companies.

Type
Database
E-Journal(s)
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41183
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Authorized UM users (no guest access)Authorized UM users (no guest access)
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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
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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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
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Chinese Film and Newsreel Scripts from the Cultural Revolution Online

Description

Documentary films and newsreels were two of the major mass media and communication channels in China from the 1950’s through the 1970’s. They covered all aspects of social activities, though the emphasis was on developments in the building of a socialist country. The bulk of the items in the collection are transcripts for the documentary films and newsreels from the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976. 

 

Note: Collection of film advertisements and transcripts of Chinese documentary films and newsreels that spans the years 1946 to 1985. All documents are in Chinese.


Size: 1750 items (3.0 linear feet) 8 microfilm reels (35 mm) digital images available in the IDC Digital Library (www.idc-digilib.nl)
Provenance: The Chinese Filmscript and Advertisement Collection was received by the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library as a transfer in 2005. The material in this collection was found in a cinema company office in Henan province, China.
 

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41038
Access
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