Nihon Gaiko Bunsho (1867-1926) 日本外交文書デジタルアーカイブ

Nihon Gaiko Bunsho (1867-1926) 日本外交文書デジタルアーカイブ.

Provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, this resource includes the digitized version of Nihon Gaiko Bunsho (documents on Japanese foreign policy), covering the Meiji and Taisho eras (1867-1926). Users can browse the volumes by downloading the required DjVu viewer, but will not be able to conduct full-text search. Toshio Takagi of Australian National University first reported this to the Eastlib listserv.

The print version of Nihon Gaiko Bunsho may be available in a library near you.

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IREON – The International Relations and Area Studies Online

IREON – The International Relations and Area Studies Online.

Acording to its FAQ, “IREON – the International Relations and Area Studies Gateway enables the user to search specifically for bibliographic references to journal and book articles, conference and research papers and studies, official publications, books and international treaties from the following subject areas:

* foreign and security policy
* international cooperation and development policy
* international economics
* European and transatlantic topics
* regional and country worldwide
* foreign cultural policy

Each record retrieved contains information on availability and holdings. Freely available electronic publications can be accessed directly.

The Gateway also offers access to the multilingual thesaurus ‘European Thesaurus on International Relations and Area Studies’.

Further features, such as subject dossiers (compilations of texts, links and bibliographic references on specific subjects), are planned.”

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The World and Japan database データベース「世界と日本」

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Developed by Akihiko Tanaka 田中明彦 of the University of Tokyo, the site provides access to two databases–20世紀・21世紀年表 and 日本政治・国際関係, as well as a number of electronic documents.