Southeast Asian Studies

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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Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975

Alternative Titles
ProQuest History Vault, International Relations and Military Conflicts
Description

This database covers U.S. involvement in the Vietnam region from the early days of the Kennedy administration, through the escalation of the war during the Johnson administration, to the final resolution of the war at the Paris Peace Talks and the evacuation of U.S. troops in 1973. Along the way, documents in this module trace the actions and decisions at the highest levels of the U.S. foreign policy apparatus, as well as events on the ground in Vietnam, from the perspective of State Department officials, Associated Press reporters, and members of the U.S. Armed forces, including the Marines and the Military Assistance Command Vietnam. The strong collections also highlight all of the most important foreign policy issues facing the U.S. between 1960 and 1975.

An important feature of this module is the records of the Associated Press's Saigon Bureau. Over 40 years ago, as Saigon was falling to the communists and the U.S. was evacuating Vietnam, Peter Arnett saved the records of the AP's Saigon Bureau and brought them back to the United States. Until ProQuest scanned them and digitized them in History Vault, they were never before available to the public. Other key collections in this module include records of the Military Assistance and Advisory Command, Vietnam (MACV); General William Westmoreland Papers, and National Security Files from the Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford administrations.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41488
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Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

Alternative Titles
Brill's Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition
Description

An encyclopedic work on Islam. For the first time in history a truly international team of scholars began work on a single project. This resulted in the Encyclopaedia of Islam: A Dictionary of the Geography, Ethnography and Biography of the Muhammadan Peoples, which was published between 1913 and 1936 in three editions in English, German and French. The Encyclopaedia of Islam remains to this day the only complete encyclopedic work on Islam.

Print version: Originally published as The Encyclopaedia of Islam. A Dictionary of the Geography, Ethnography and Biography of the Muhammadan Peoples by E. 1. Brill and Luzac & Co., 1913-1938

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/33410
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Everyday Life in Thailand

Description

This collection is designed to supplement the teaching and learning of the Thai language by providing a rich variety of images through which learners may acquire a better understanding of life in Thailand. These images are primarily intended for learners and instructors of the Thai language, but those who are interested in other Southeast Asian languages and related disciplines may find them useful as well.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11885
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Images from Indonesia

Description

The University of Michigan database of images from Indonesia contains over five hundred digital images of everyday Indonesian life. These images are primarily intended for learners and instructors of Bahasa Indonesia, Indonesia's national language, but those who are interested in other Southeast Asian languages and related disciplines may find them useful as well.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11871
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Southeast Asia Art Foundation Archive

Description

The SAAF (Southeast Asia Art Foundation) Archive is one of five component sections of the Asian Art Archives. The SAAF is comprised of approximately 100,000 photographs and slides, of which over 300 are digitally represented in this resource.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11731
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Southeast Asia Art Symposium

Description

The SAAF (Southeast Asia Art Foundation) Archive is one of five component sections of the Asian Art Archives, a resource of almost 200,000 photographs. The SAAF is comprised of approximately 100,000 photographs and slides, of which over 100 are digitally represented in this resource.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11729
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FBIS: Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports

Alternative Titles
Foreign Broadcast Information Service 1941-1996
FBIS
Description

Provides CIA translations of newswires and broadcast services from around the world in full-text from 1941-1996.

"The United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence." -- Readex.

For full text after 1996, see World News Connection.

FBIS available on microfiche in the Graduate Library, MICRO-F X208 to X215.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1941 - 1996 Covers eight regions: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Caribbean, Middle/Near East, North American and South America.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10309
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WorldCat

Alternative Titles
World Cat, OCLC Online Union Catalog (OLUC)
RLG Union Catalog, Research Libraries Group, RLIN, Research Libraries Information Network
Description

Combined catalog describing over 360 million books, periodicals, sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials, maps, electronic resources, and much more, in 470 different languages. Shows what materials are held by over 25,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, 40 national libraries, and selected libraries from 170 countries worldwide). Incorporates all records from the former Research Libraries Group (RLG) Union Catalog (also known as RLIN, the Research Libraries Information Network).

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Describes library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10075
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