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Japan: Tradition and Modernity--History 208: Home

A Sign of the Times

"The Meiji Empress Teaching Children to Read"
Toyohara Kunichika, 1887
From ArtSTOR


Welcome to the Class of 1945 Library. This guide will help you research your History 208 project. Click on a tab above to see all of the relevant sources that are available in the Library. If you have any questions, please ask the Librarian at the reference desk for help!

Research Strategy

STEP 1:  Begin in the Reference Collection (Print and Online)  

STEP 2:  Find Books (Overviews and Monographs)

STEP 3:  Search for primary-source documents written at the time of your topic. These can be found in the Library's databases.

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