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Asian Civilizations

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This pathfinder will serve as a guide for students in studying Asian civilizations.
Civilization - the stage of cultural development at which writing and the keeping of records is attained. (Webster's New Explorer Encyclopedic Dicitionary, 2006)
Subject Headings & Keywords

Ancient history
Civilizations, Ancient
Call Numbers

DS History of Asia
G Geography
900 History and geography
930 History of the ancient world
950 General history of Asia (Far East)


Encyclopedia of Asian history (4 vols. ). New York : Scribner, 1988. >> DS 31.E53
Rossi , Paul Renzo. Civilization of Asia. New York : Macmillan Library Reference , 1996. >> G 1033.R6 v.5
Banasihan, Ma. Estela. Asya, lupang biyaya : Kasaysayan, kabihasnan at kalinangan. Pasig City : Anvil Publishing, 2001. >> 909.095 A89 
Tabing Ma. Cristina. Ang kasaysayan at kabihasnan ng Asya. Manila : Ibon Foundation, 2002. >> 950 T112 2002
Tabing Ma. Cristina. Asian history and civilization. Manila : Ibon Foundation, 2002. >> 950 T112 2002
Tiamzon, Juan Alvin B. Pamana ng Asya : kasaysayan, kabihasnan at kulurang Asyano. Bulacan : Trinitas Publishing, 2005. >> 950 T551 2005
Vivar, Teofista. Asya : noon, ngayon at sa hinaharap. Quezon City : Vibal Pub. House, 1990. >> 950 V855 1990
Warren, James Francis. At the edge of Southeast Asian history. Quezon City : New Day Pub., 1987. >> 959 W289 1987
Clark, Donald N. Culture and customs of Korea. Connecticut : Greenwood Press, 2000. >> 951.9 C592 2000
Craig, Albert M. The heritage of Chinese Civilization. Upper Saddle River : Prentice-Hall, 2001. >> 951 C73 2001
Dalal, Anita. Ancient India: archaeology unlocks the secrets of India's past. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2007. >> 934 D136 2004
Eichon, Weren. Chinese civilization : an introduction. New York : Preager, 1969. >> DS721 E3713 1969 
Granet, Marcel. Chinese civilization. New York : Meridian Books, 1958. >> DS 721 G788 1958
Gunde, Richard. Culture and customs of China. Connecticut : Greenwood Press, 2002. >> 951 G975 2002
Kainachi, Noriko. Culture and customs of Japan. Connecticut : Greenwood Press, 1999. >> 952 K15 1999 
MacDonald, Fiona. Find out about ancient Japan. London : Southwater, 2001. >> 952.01 M3 2001
Mahbubabi, Kishore. Can Asians think? Schirokauer, ConSingapore : Marshall Cavendish, 2009. >> 306.095 M214 2009
Nilekani, Nandan. Imagining India : the idea of a renowned nation. New York : Penguin Books, 2010. >> 954.0532 N695 2010
Petrovich, Michael B. India and Southeast Asia. Morristown, N.J : Silver Burdett, 1970. >> DS 423 P48
Wirsing, Robert. Ancient India and its influence in modern times. New York : Watts, 1973. >> DS 425 W54
Higham, Charles F.W. Encyclopedia of Ancient Asian Civilizations. New York : Facts on File, Inc., 2004. >>
Video Recordings

Eastern traditions : China. Naples, Florida : Wolff Productions , 2005. >> VR(dv) 083 
Eastern traditions : India. Naples, Florida : Wolff Productions, 2005. >> VR(dv) 084 
Mysteries of Asia : jewels in the jungle. Discovery Communications, 1996. >> VR(cd) 373 
Secrets of Ancient China.  Discovery Communications, 2003. >> VR(cd) 380 
Time Life's Lost Civilization: China : Dynasties Of Power. Time Life Asia, 1995. >> VR(c) 997

National Geographic *
Time Magazine*
*Current subscription
Online Journals & Magazines

East Asian History 
An international refereed journal publishing scholarly research on all aspects of historical studies in East Asia.
An on-line peer-reviewed journal that focuses on historiography as a social process in Korea
Web Resources

Ancient Asian Civilization 
An Internet Hotlist on Ancient Asia.
A website dedicated to Asian history including countries, important people, events and culture.
Articles covering important events in Asian history and their effects on Asia and the world.
Useful Tools

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