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Japan: Tradition and Modernity--History 208: Books

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Overview vs. Monograph

An Overview is a book which addresses a time period such as Japan's Modern History, 1857-1937. Use the index to find your topic; it may be a chapter or just a few pages. An overview is meant to place your topic within the context of the time and larger world.

A Monograph is a book which addresses your specific topic. If you are researching a person, a monograph could be a biography of the person.

Biblion Search Tips

1. Try a KEYWORD search for "Meiji." 

 2. When you find a book in your search results that looks relevant, use the subject links for that book to lead you to more sources.

Example subjects covering topics related to Meiji Resortation: