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Primary index to materials for research in non-U.S./non-Canadian history, including social and cultural history. Includes abstracts (summaries) of journal articles. Covers world history from 1450 to the present.
Encyclopedia of Ancient Asian Civilizations
Covers ancient Asia from the Indus Valley Civilization in 3000 BCE through the Cambodian empires of Funan, Chenla, and Angkor that lasted until the 15th Century. Includes 900 detailed A-Z entries that treat archaeological sites, religions, agricultural and economic development, personalities, warfare, trade, and political institutions.
Columbia Chronologies of Asian History and Culture
Brief essays introduce historical periods and give background to entries on important events in the history of East, South, Southeast, and Central Asian countries, from earliest times to the present (1998). Arts, culture, thought, religion, science-technology, economics, and everyday life have entries as well as political events. Political Chronology of Central, South, and East Asia (Ref. DS 327.5 .P65 2001) and Political Chronology of South-East Asia and Oceania (Ref. DS 525.7 .P65 2001) are devoted to political events.