We can't fit every resource about modern Asia on to this list! A topic guide is just the beginning of building your bibliography.
Gale Group. History behind the headlines. REF 909 H62 2001 3 volume set.
Gin, Ooi. Southeast Asia: a historical encyclopedia. REF 959.003 SOU 3 volume set.
Herb, G. and Kaplan, D. ( 2008). Nations and nationalism: a global historical overview. REF 320.54 NAT 4 volume set with olive-green spines.
Britannica Online Great for pre-search and primary sources, including speeches, essays, biographies, court decisions, editorials and photos.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
General Reference Center Gold
Routledge Reference Resources
Caputo, Philip. 10,000 days of thunder: a history of the Vietnam War. 959.7 C17 2005. 128 pages.
Fiefer, Gregory. The great gamble: the Soviet war in Afghanistan. 958.104 FEI 307 pages.
Wild, Mary. Phillipines. 959.9 WIL 112 pages.
Biography In Context For information on famous people associated with the Arab-Israeli conflict. Search by the person's last name.
Expanded Academic ASAP
World History In Context
History Study Center
Issues and Controversies
Asia for educators Timeline of Asian history.
CIA World Factbook Authoritative information, statistics, maps for every country in the world.
History Net Allows access to a series of history magazines, with full text. Especially good for Vietnam.
Library of Congress country studies
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