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Best Websites: Asian Studies

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Asian Historical Architecture
A photographic survey of Asia's architectural heritage. Contains over 7500 photographs with background information and virtual tours.
http://www.orientalarchitecture.com

David Rumsey Map Collection
Map Collection of over 10,000 maps online. The Collection contains Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia and Africa. Collection categories include antique atlases, globes, school geography, maritime charts, state, couty, city, pocket, wall, children's and manuscript.
http://www.davidrumsey.com

Japanese Old Photographs in Bakumatsu-Meiji Period
Provided by the Nagasaki University Library. As of March 1999, the Library's old photograph collection numbered over 5,000 items. You can search pictures by free keyword, or browse them by subjects or geographical divisions.
http://oldphoto.lb.nagasaki-u.ac.jp/unive/