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Japanese Studies in English: A Research Guide: Bibliographies

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Dower, John W. with Timothy S. George. Japanese History and Culture from Ancient to Modern Times: Seven Basic Bibliographies. Princeton: Markus Wiener, 1995.
(Kroch Library Asia Z 3306 .D74 1995)
These bibliographies are multidisciplinary in their content and cover materials from ancient Japan through the Occupation period after World War II, with materials as late as the 1990s. The primary materials in English on the crisis in Asia from 1931-45 are especially useful to non-native speakers of Japanese. The bibliographies are arranged by period, then subject.

Huber, Kristina Ruth. Women in Japanese Society: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected English Language Materials. Westport: Greenwood, 1992.
(Kroch Library Asia Z 7964.J3 H82x 1992)
About 2,300 items are annotated and organized by topics, including education, legal status, health, fashion, and more. Includes biographical information of authors, and has an index.

Japanese Publications in Foreign Languages, 1945-1990. Tokyo: Japan Book Publishers Association, 1990.
(Kroch Library Asia Z 3308 .L5 J353x 1990 +)
Includes Japanese books, articles, and dissertations originally published in Japan and translated into Western languages from 1945-1990. Arranged by subject. It does not include translations into Asian languages (a future project), arranged alphabetically by author name, romanized form with Japanese characters, general index. The revised edition of this work covers 1990-1995, but limits the content to works of Japanese literature and not works about Japanese literature. Call number +PL 726.55 .J37 1997z

Makino, Yasuko and Mihoko Miki. Japan and the Japanese: A Bibliographic Guide to Reference Sources. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1996.
(Kroch Library Asia Z 3306 .M33x 1996)
This annotated bibliography covers a broad range of subjects in Japanese Studies. Covers mostly titles in English.

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