Asia: Specialized Collections
Reproductions of British diplomatic reports from Japan. Provides descriptions and assessments of Japanese international relations, internal political and economic affairs and post-war civil and economic reconstruction following 1945.
Reproductions of British diplomatic reports from Taiwan covering 100 years of Taiwanese history.
Reproductions of British diplomatic reports on Korea. Covers the Korean monarchy, Japanese rule, the split into north and south Korea, and the Korean War.
Large collection of political posters from around the world, mainly from the 20th century. Useful for the study of the psychology and techniques of propaganda.
Descriptions and analysis of 20th century massacres and genocide. Also includes information on people and concepts related to mass violence. Still a work-in-progress.
The East Asia Image Collection is an open-access archive of digitized photographs, negatives, postcards, and slides of imperial Japan (1868-1945), its Asian empire (1895-1945) and occupied Japan (1947-52). Images of Taiwan, Japan, China, Korea, Manchuria, and Indonesia are included.
Collection of written and photographed experiences of Europeans and Americans who traveled to Southeast Asia during the period of imperialism.
Collection of declassified United States government documents on foreign affairs and national security since World War II. Documents are grouped by topic or region of the world and cover nuclear history, U.S. intelligence and government secrecy, humanitarian interventions, the 9/11 attacks, and more.
Collection of Cold War documents, with a particular emphasis on translated sources from Communist bloc countries. The site also includes the project's bulletin, dossiers, and working papers aimed at disseminating new findings, views, and activities pertaining to Cold War history.
Collection of primary source materials documenting the diplomatic and military activities of some of the war's major combatants.