Asia Resources on the World Wide Web|
by Raymond Lum - January 1997 (Print
On Pearl S. Buck. Put together by Peter Conn, author of a 1996
book on Buck. Includes a photographic tour of her life, video
documentaries, information on films based on her novels, and
information on the Pearl S. Buck Foundation.
Foreign academics in Japan project. Essays and resources on
employment terms and conditions for foreign professors, lecturers,
and researchers in Japanese universities.
Bibliography of Chinese history and culture; lists of dictionaries;
publishers' addressee; links to reading Chinese in Net applications;
regional information (Great Wall, Xi'an, Shanghai, etc.)
Homepage of Japan's National Diet Library, featuring major
collections, catalogs, bibliographies and indexes, history of the
library, principal publications. Available both in English and
On Hong Kong movies, with databases searchable by title, names of
people associated with films, capsule reviews, where to buy films,
news, awards; numerous links, including Documentary Box,
a journal on recent trends in thinking about and making
[Still not working - 5 Jan 1998?]
A large number of links to information on Indian movies; part of the
WWW Virtual Library India. Includes information on the films of
Satyajit Ray, Urdu/Hindi film music, ragas commonly used in
Indian films, and much on Bollywood.
Academia Sinica in Taiwan; has link to their searchable electronic
databases, including dynastic histories. In Chinese.
Links to sources
of statistics available on the Internet.
http://enrm.ceo.org/[Not responding as of 5 Jan. 1998?]
A global locator service for environmental information being
developed as part of the Environmental and Natural Resources
Management of the G7 countries and other nations and
organizations; seeks to provide information according to easy-to-use
standards. "This lays the foundation for a virtual library of
environmental data and information that will be easily accessible on
global networks." This web page is a prototype.
Site of the Publications Program of the Center for Japanese Studies,
University of Michigan. Lists all available publications, guide to
reviews, descriptions, ordering information, and a downloadable
The Government Information Office, Taiwan. Information on
culture, festivals, mainland activities, government infrastructure, text
of speeches by officials, and a searchable database for regulatory
Homepage of the World Union for
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*See the print copy of
this list in the Asian Studies
Newsletter, Meeting Issue (January) 1997, p. 42-43, published by the
Association for Asian Studies,
Inc. Some sites updated by
Philip McEldowney, 5 January 1998.