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East Asia

South Asia

Tibet and the Himalayas

 

 

 

 

 

East Asia

 

 

 

 

 

Ancient Civilization

Early China Links (Berea College)

Early Japan Links (Berea College)

 

 

 

Architecture

 

 

Art and Art History

Religious Influence on Korean Art

 

 

China

 

 

Early China Links (Berea College)

Overview of China

Tour of China's Cities

Various links on China (Primary Source)

 

Economics

Economy of Korea

 

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

Korean History and Political Philosophy

 

 

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

Economy

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 Language Learning Site (Mandarin)

Japanese

Korean

Vietnamese

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

 

 

 

Lesson Plans

Attitudes Towards Nature in Daoist Art

Building an Empire (China)

China: An Ancient Country in a Modern World

China Fair

China: People and Places

China to Mexico: Silk Road Ceramics

China's Great Sage (Confucianism)

Chinese Cut Outs

Chinese Dragon Project

PDF document icon Chinese Dragon Coloring Sheet (.pdf)

Chinese Flag

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 Great Wall of China Worksheet (.pdf)

Introducing Chinese Culture and Art

Japanese American Internment

PDF document icon Japanese Screens (.pdf)

Map of Chinese Provinces

Mapping Perceptions (China)

Music from the Silk Roads

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

Silk Road History Lab

Taoism and the Arts of China

Teaching Buddhism

Trade Along the Silk Roads

Trade in the Silk Road Cities

World Languages and Cultural Exchange

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 Network

Asia Society

Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies (IDEAS)

Teacher Resources on East Asia (Library of Congress)

 

 

Politics

Korean History and Political Philosophy

 

 

Religious Studies

Buddhism in Japan

Excerpts from Religious Texts

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

Shinto

 

 

Taiwan

Overview of Taiwan

 

 

 

Women's Studies

Women's Role in Contemporary Korea

 

 

 

 

South Asia

 

 

 

 

 

Afghanistan

Afghanistan (Asia Society)

Afghanistan (CIA World Factbook)

Afghanistan (U.S. Department of State)

Afghanistan History (begins with Stone Age)

Ancient Afghanistan

Climate

Economy

Ethnicity and Languages

Flora and Fauna

Topography

 

 

 

Ancient Civilization

Afghanistan History (begins with Stone Age)

Ancient Afghanistan

 

 

 

Architecture

 

 

Art and Art History

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

 

 

Bangladesh

Bangladesh (Asia Society)

Bangladesh (CIA World Factbook)

Bangladesh (U.S. Department of State)

Bangladeshi Literature, Essays on Literature, and Book Reviews

National Web Portal of Bangladesh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bhutan

Bhutan (Asia Society)

Bhutan (CIA World Factbook)

Bhutan (U.S. Department of State)

 

 

Economics

 

Economy of Afghanistan

Economy of India

Economy of Pakistan

South Asia Economy News

South Asia Network for Development and Environmental Economics

 

 

 

 

Flags

Afghanistan

Bangladesh

Bhutan

India

Nepal

Pakistan

Sri Lanka

 

 

Geography and Maps

 

Languages of India (map)

Languages of Pakistan (map)

 

 

 

History

 

 

 

India

India (Asia Society)

India (CIA World Factbook)

India (U.S. Department of State)

Directory of Indian Government Websites

Economy

National Portal of India

National Symbols of India

President of India

Virtual Village (Wesleyan University)

 

 

 

Languages

Assamese (India, Bangladesh, Bhutan)

Balochi (Pakistan)

Bangla/Bengali (Bangladesh)

Bhasa (Nepal)

Bodo (India, Nepal, Bangladesh)

Dogri (India)

Dzhongkha (Official Language of Bhutan)

Gujarati (India, Bangladesh, Pakistan)

Hindi (Official Language of India)

Kannada (India)

Kashmiri (India, Pakistan)

Konkani (India)

Maithili (India, Nepal)

Malayalam (India)

Manipuri (India, Bangladesh)

Marathi (India)

Nepali (Nepal, Bhutan, India)

Oriya (India)

Pashto (Pakistan, Afghanistan, India)

Punjabi (India, Pakistan)

Sanskrit (Ancient South Asia)

Santali (India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan)

Sindhi (India, Pakistan)

Sinhala (Official Language of Sri Lanka)

Siraiki (Pakistan)

Tamil (India, Sri Lanka)

Telugu (India)

Urdu (India, Official Language of Pakistan)

Language-related sites:

Digital Dictionaries of South Asia (U of Chicago)

The South Asian Literary Recordings Project (Library of Congress)

Languages of India (map)

Languages of Pakistan (map)

 

 

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

World Languages and Cultural Exchange

 

 

 

Literature

Bangladeshi Literature, Essays on Literature, and Book Reviews

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

South Asia Clothing (U of Wisconsin-Madison)

Digital Himalaya

Digital South Asia Library (U of Chicago)

Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies (IDEAS)

PowerPoints on Various SA Topics (U of Wisconsin-Madison)

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)

SA Web Resources (U of Wisconsin-Madison)

 

 

 

Nepal

Nepal (Asia Society)

Nepal (CIA World Factbook)

Nepal (U.S. Department of State)

 

 

 

Pakistan

Pakistan (Asia Society)

Pakistan (CIA World Factbook)

Pakistan (U.S. Department of State)

Economy

Official Web Gateway to the Government of Pakistan

 

Politics

 

 

 

Religious Studies

Excerpts from Religious Texts

South Asian Religions (U of Wisconsin-Madison)

The Religions of South Asia

 

 

 

 

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Asia Society)

Sri Lanka (CIA World Factbook)

Sri Lanka (U.S Department of State)

The Fires Within: Sri Lanka at War

Official Website of the Government of Sri Lanka

 

 

 

Women's Studies

 

 

 

 

 

Tibet and the Himalayas

 

 

 

 

 

Architecture

 

 

 

Art and Art History

Gyatso Studio

Mechak Center for Contemporary Tibetan Art

 

 

Economics

 

 

 

Geography and Maps

Administrative Map

Major Cities

Map of Tibet (in Chinese transliteration)

Province Map and Tourist Attraction Map

 

History

History/Background of Tibet

 

 

Languages

Dzhongkha

Nepali

Tibetan

More on Tibetan

 

 

Lesson Plans

Assortment of Tibet Lesson Plans

PDF document icon Buddhism and Buddhist Art (.pdf)

Buddhism and the Dalai Lama

CyberSleuth Kids Tibet Info

Teaching Buddhism

Teaching Tibet Through Film

The Tibet Question

Tibet and China

Tibet Education Network Lesson Plans & K-12 Resources

Tibetan Youth Immigrants in India

Video Resources

 

 

Literature

 

 

 

Miscellaneous/General

Digital Himalaya

Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies (IDEAS)

Lonely PlanetGuide to Tibet

Official Website of the Central Tibetan Administration

Tibet Sun

Tibet.org

Tibetan Medicine

Tibetan Recipes

Video Resources

Website of the Dalai Lama

 

 

 

Politics

 

 

 

Religious Studies

Excerpts from Religious Texts

Website of the Dalai Lama

 

 

 

Traditions and Holidays

Tibetan Medicine

Tibetan Recipes