ERIC Number: ED059132
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Asia: A Guide to Basic Books. 1971 Supplement.
Embree, Ainslie T., Comp.; And Others
This selective bibliography, compiled and annotated by Asian specialists, is intended for the general reader as a continuation of Asia: A Guide to Basic Books published in 1966. The purpose is to identify 156 books covering extensive subject areas about Asia. The supplement is a geographically arranged into four major sections: General Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia. Books pertaining to India, China and Japan comprise over one-third of this bibliography supplement and are classified by subjects under the categories: 1) general works; 2) cultural, economic, and political history; 3) religion and philosophy; 4) literature; 5) art; and 6) modern political, social, and economic developments. Alphabetically arranged author and title indices are provided for both the original and the supplement. Special features include additional title bibliographies; a list of recent publishers and their addresses for titles cited in both editions; and a short list of book stores specializing in outstanding sources of Asian studies materials. Related document is ED 045 517. (SJM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Asian History, Asian Studies, Burmese Culture, Chinese Culture, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Developing Nations, Foreign Culture, Higher Education, Indians, Japanese, Non Western Civilization, Resource Materials, Secondary Education
Asia Society, 112 East 64th Street, New York, New York 10021 (Supplement $0.50; Original Edition and Supplement $0.75)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ASIA Society, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Asia; Asia (Southeast); China; India; Japan