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Database Vendor Description Trial Ends
Age of Exploration
Jun 12, 2018
China Comprehensive Gazetteers

CCG database is a vast collection of difangzhi spanning eight centuries 1229-1949. With more than 6,500 titles (approx. 96,000 volumes) presented in image and/or full text to date, CCG is a rich resource available for researching China in multiple aspects, including its political history, literature, and religion, as well as the biographies of famous personages, its culture, economic development and, of course, its geography and natural history.

May 31, 2018
Compilation of Chinese Medicine Periodicals Online, 1897-1952

A collection of 49 different periodicals on Chinese medicine published in the Late Qing and Republican Periods in China. It was a changing period of medical practice 1897-1952, and this collection provides unique insight into not only the modern transformation of Chinese medicine, but also the larger role of medicine in Chinese society. It is a good source for research on Chinese medicine as well as Chinese society and culture during the late Qing and Republican eras.

May 30, 2018
Database of the Tokyo Trials Literature

This is a fully-digitized searchable database of documents covering the Tokyo Trials of World War II Japanese war criminals, collected from sources around the world. The database includes transcripts of the proceedings of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, court exhibits of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, transcripts of interrogation of the International Procuratorate Bureau, and historical photos and relevant audio and video resources.

May 25, 2018