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Asian Studies: Web Resources

Select print and web based resources for researching Asian Studies.

Asian Studies Web Resources

BBC News - Asia - The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster headquartered at Broadcasting House in the City of Westminster, London. It is the largest broadcaster in the world, providing impartial public service broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. - Wikipedia

Documentaries About Asia (Sprword) -Sprword.com provides links to important videos, articles, and websites that reveal what corporate mainstream media refuses to recognize as need-to-know information.

National Bureau of Asian Research - NBR conducts advanced independent research on strategic, political, economic, globalization, health, and energy issues affecting U.S. relations with Asia.

Rise of Asian Americans on the Pew Charitable Trusts website.

United States Department of State Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets - As of May 2012, Background Notes are no longer being updated or produced. They are in the process of being replaced by Fact Sheets that focus on U.S. relations with each country. The link to each document from anywhere on www.state.gov or on any other site, as a bookmark, etc., will remain the same, whether it appears as a Background Note or when it is replaced by a Fact Sheet.

Video Ethnographies: Asia and the Pacific (Smithsonian Folkways) - Traditional musical performances.

Video Ethnographies: Central Asia (Smithsonian Folkways) - Traditional musical performances.

Video Ethnographies: Middle East (Smithsonian Folkways) - Traditional musical perfermances.

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