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East Asia (China, Japan, Korea)

South Asia (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan)

Tibet and the Himalayas

 

 

 

 

 

East Asia

 

 

 

 

 

Ancient Civilization

Art and Archeology of Ancient China Teacher Resource Guide (Smithsonian): PDF document icon Part I (.pdf) PDF document icon Part II (.pdf) PDF document icon Part III (.pdf)

China's Gifts to the West

Chinese Arts of the Brush

PDF document icon Chinese Emperors and Dynasties (.pdf)

PDF document icon Chinese Ideas in the West (.pdf)

Daoism and the Arts of China

Early China Links

Early Japan Links

PDF document icon East-West Exchange: Silk, Paper, Porcelain (.pdf)

Mongols in World History

Qing Dynasty

Song Dynasty

PDF document icon Tales of the Brush: Literary Masterpieces in Chinese Painting (.pdf)

PDF document icon Timeline of China's Contributions to the West (.pdf)

Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization

 

 

 

 

Art and Art History

Art and Archeology of Ancient China Teacher Resource Guide (Smithsonian): PDF document icon Part I (.pdf) PDF document icon Part II (.pdf) PDF document icon Part III (.pdf)

Chinese Arts of the Brush

Daoism and The Arts of China

PDF document icon East-West Exchange: Silk, Paper, Porcelain (.pdf)

Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade, and Innovation

Religious Influence on Korean Art

 

 

 

 

China

China and Europe 1500-2000 and Beyond

China's Gifts to the West

PDF document icon Chinese Emperors and Dynasties (.pdf)

PDF document icon Chinese Ideas in the West (.pdf)

PDF document icon Creating Characters: Chinese Writing (.pdf)

Early China Links

PDF document icon East-West Exchange: Silk, Paper, Porcelain (.pdf)

Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade, and Innovation

Overview of China

Qing Dynasty

PDF document icon Tales of the Brush: Literary Masterpieces in Chinese Painting (.pdf)

PDF document icon Timeline of China's Contributions to the West (.pdf)

Tour of China's Cities

Understanding Religion in Late Imperial China (1644-1911)

Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization

 

 

 

 

Economics

 

 

 

 

Geography and Maps

East Asia in Geographic Perspective (Columbia U.)

Mapping Perceptions (China)

PDF document icon Physical Geography of East Asia (.pdf) (Indiana U.)

Tour of China's Cities

 

 

 

 

History

China and Europe 1500-2000 and Beyond

PDF document icon Chinese Emperors and Dynasties (.pdf)

PDF document icon Chinese Ideas in the West (.pdf)

Korean History and Political Philosophy

Mongols in World History

Qing Dynasty (China)

PDF document icon Timeline of China's Contributions to the West (.pdf)

Understanding Religion in Late Imperial China (1644-1911)

 

 

Japan

Buddhism in Japan

Early Japan Links (Berea College)

Overview of Japan

Shinto

Social and Cultural History of Japan Through Music (U of Redlands)

 

 

 

 

Korea

Chusok: The Korean Thanksgiving

The Geography of the Koreas

Korean History and Political Philosophy

Overview of Korean Language

Overview of North Korea

Overview of South Korea

Women's Role in Contemporary Korea

 

 

 

 

Languages

Chinese

Chinese dialects

Japanese

Korean

Resources for East Asian Language and Thought

Tibetan

Vietnamese

 

 

 

Lesson Plans (From the web)

Asia for Educators Lesson Plans (Columbia U.)

Attitudes Towards Nature in Daoist Art

Building an Empire (China)

China: An Ancient Country in a Modern World

China and Europe 1500-2000 and Beyond

China Fair

China: People and Places

PDF document icon China's Gifts to the West (.pdf)

China's Great Sage (Confucianism)

Chinese Cut Outs

PDF document icon Chinese Dragon Coloring Sheet (.pdf)

Chinese Flag

PDF document icon Chinese Ideas in the West (.pdf)

Chinese Inventions

PDF document icon Chinese Lanterns Coloring Sheet (.pdf)

PDF document icon Chinese New Year Acrostic Poem (.pdf)

Comparative Religious Teachings

PDF document icon Creating Characters: Chinese Writing (.pdf)

Daoism and the Arts of China

Daoist Art

PDF document icon Great Wall of China Worksheet (.pdf)

WWII Japanese American Internment

Map of Chinese Provinces

Mapping Perceptions (China)

Music from the Silk Roads

PDF document icon Physical Geography of East Asia (.pdf)

Qing Dynasty

Teaching Buddhism

Trade Along the Silk Roads

Trade in the Silk Road Cities

PDF document icon Yeh-Shen (.pdf) PDF document icon : A Cinderella Story from China (.pdf)

 

 

 

 

Literature

Teaching East Asian Literature Conference (Indiana U)

The Complete Review (China, Japan, Korea)

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous/General

Annotated Directory of Teacher Resources on East Asia (U of Oregon)

Asia for Educators (Columbia U.)

Asia Network

Asia Society

China and Europe 1500-2000 and Beyond

Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies (IDEAS)

Mongols in World History

Teacher Resources on East Asia (Library of Congress)

 

 

 

 

Politics

Korean History and Political Philosophy

 

 

 

 

Religious Studies

Buddhism in Japan

Daoism

Excerpts from Religious Texts

Introduction to Confucian Thought

Resources for East Asian Language and Thought(U of Tokyo)

Shinto

Understanding Religion in Late Imperial China (1644-1911)

What Did Confucius Say?

 

 

 

 

Taiwan

Overview of Taiwan

 

 

 

 

Vietnam

 

 

 

 

Women's Studies

Women's Role in Contemporary Korea

 

 

 

 

South Asia

 

 

 

 

 

Afghanistan

Overview of Afghanistan

 

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Ancient Civilization

 

 

Architecture

 

 

Art and Art History

Art of South and Southeast Asia (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

 

 

Bangladesh

National Web Portal of Bangladesh

Overview of Bangladesh

 

 

 

Bhutan

Overview of Bhutan

 

 

 

Economics

 

 

 

Geography and Maps

 

 

 

History

 

 

 

India

Directory of Indian Government Websites

National Portal of India

National Symbols of India

Overview of India

President of India

Virtual Village (Wesleyan University)

 

 

 

Languages

Digital Dictionaries of South Asia (U of Chicago)

The South Asian Literary Recordings Project (Library of Congress)


 

 

 

Lesson Plans

Animal Tales Travel Around the World (India)

Artha (Hinduism, India)

Blank India Map

Build Listening Skills with Asian Folktales

Comparative Religious Teachings

Early South Asian Civilizations

The Ganges

Gauri and Prithvi: Nuclear South Asia

Geographic and Cultural Diversity in India

Geometry and Islam

Hindu Mythology

How Much Is There to Eat? (U.S./India)

Indian Flag

Indian Mathematical Achievements

K-12 Lesson Plans on South Asia (U of Wisconsin-Madison)

Label the Map of India

Miscellaneous Lesson Plans on India (U of Pennsylvania)

Music from the Silk Roads

Teaching Buddhism

Trade Along the Silk Roads

Trade in the Silk Road Cities

 

 

 

Literature

The South Asian Literary Recordings Project (Library of Congress)

South and Southeast Asian Literature: Classic and Postcolonial Writers in English, 1825-Present

 

 

 

Miscellaneous/General

Asia Network

Asia Society

Digital Himalaya

Digital South Asia Library (U of Chicago)

Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies (IDEAS)

Project South Asia (South Dakota State U)

The South Asian Literary Recordings Project (Library of Congress)

South Asia Resource Access on the Internet (SARAI) (Columbia U)

Teaching and Learning Resources on South Asia (Columbia U)

 

 

 

Nepal

CIA World Factbook: Nepal

 

 

 

Pakistan

CIA World Factbook: Pakistan

Official Web Gateway to the Government of Pakistan

Overview of Pakistan

 

 

Politics

 

 

 

Religious Studies

Excerpts from Religious Texts

The Religions of South Asia

 

 

 

Sri Lanka

The Fires Within: Sri Lanka at War

Official Website of the Government of Sri Lanka

Overview of Sri Lanka

 

 

 

Women's Studies

 

 

 

 

 

Tibet and the Himalayas

 

 

 

 

 

Architecture

Art and Art History

Economics

Geography and Maps

History

Languages

Lesson Plans

Teaching Buddhism

Literature

Miscellaneous/General

Digital Himalaya

Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies (IDEAS)

Politics

Religious Studies

Excerpts from Religious Texts

Traditions and Holidays