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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

General Resources

  • Founding DocumentsWorld History Sources: East Asia

    An annotated collection of online resources pertaining to East Asia and East Asian history compiled as part of the Center for History and New Media website World History Sources.

  • Founding DocumentsWorld History Sources: Pacific Basin

    An annotated collection of online resources pertaining to Pacific Basic countries and Pacific Basic history compiled as part of the Center for History and New Media website World History Sources.

  • Blue FlagAnsel Adams’s Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar

    This Library of Congress online exhibit provides digital access to hundreds of photographs by distinguished photographer Ansel Adams of Japanese-American Internment camps during World War Two.

  • Founding DocumentsWomen in World History: Primary Sources

    This site, from the Center for History and New Media (GMU), provides access to a variety of primary sources pertaining to women in world history. Users can browse by geographic region; including, East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.

  • Blue FlagThe Chinese in California, 1850-1925

    An online exhibit from the Library of Congress, this site provides access to over 8,000 primary source images, documents, and music relating to the experiences of Chinese immigrants and descendants in California.

  • Hitchhiking Vietnam

    As a companion site to the PBS series of the same name, this site offers diary acounts of one woman's recent journey across Vietnam.

  • asia iconAsia Society

    Asia Society is a nonpartisan, nonprofit international organization "working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States." The site including informational resources as well as links to educational materials.

  • StarAsian Studies WWW Virtual Library

    A wide collection of links to websites pertaining to Asian studies topics and resources. This site is maintained by the Australian National University.

 

Classroom Resources

  • Founding DocumentsWomen in World History: Teaching Modules

    This website, by the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, provides fourteen teaching modules on topics ranging from Writers of the Heian Era (Japan) to Western Views of Chinese Women. (As well as guides to analyzing primary sources and more.)

  • StarPacific Link

    "Pacific Link, the KQED Asian Education Initiative, is a project of KQED Education Network (EdNet) designed to help educators and community audiences teach and learn about Asia and Asian America."

  • Founding DocumentsSources from the Ottoman Empire

    This section of the Center for History and New Media website World History Sources guides users through an in-depth analysis of two documents from the Ottoman Empire: the Gulhane Proclamation and the Ottoman "Bill of Rights." 

  • StarAmerica and the Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1933-1939

    A lesson plan from EdSitement pertaining to the war between Japan and China from 1933-1939. This site also contains links to other, related, lesson plans.

 

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