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Ancient and early medieval Chinese literature : a reference guide. CENTRAL PL2265 .A63 2010.

Brill's encyclopedia of China. CENTRAL DS755 .B86 2009.
A convenient thousand-page reference on China from its early beginnings, with a clear focus on the modern period from the mid-nineteenth century to the 21st century. Arranged in alphabetical order, it covers the history, geography, society, economy, politics, science, and culture of China.

Brill's encyclopedia of Hinduism. DIVINITY SUB-STUDY3 BL1105 .B75 2009.
Five volumes. A thematically organized encyclopedia, presenting the latest research on all the main aspects of the Hindu traditions. Its essays are original work written by the world’s foremost scholars on Hinduism.

The Britannica guide to India : a comprehensive introduction to the world's fastest growing country. CENTRAL DS435 .B75 2009.

A Companion to the Anthropology of India.  CENTRAL HN683 .C585 2011.

Contemporary North Korea: a guide to economic and political developments. DS935.774 .J44 2010

Dictionary of the modern politics of Japan.  CENTRAL JQ1605 .S86 2003.

Encyclopaedia of Asian history. CENTRAL Reference 4th floor DS31 .E528 2008.
Published in New Delhi.

Encyclopaedia of Hindu civilisation, customs and traditions. CENTRAL Reference 4th floor BL1105 .E527 2004.

Encyclopaedia of Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. CENTRAL Reference 4th floor DS485 .H6 K288 2007.

Historical dictionary of Chinese theater. CENTRAL Reference 6th floor PN2871 .Y46 2008.

Historical dictionary of Japanese traditional theatre. CENTRAL PN2921 .L45 2006.

Historical dictionary of modern Japanese literature and theater. CENTRAL PL716 .M47 2009.

Historical dictionary of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. CENTRAL Reference 4th floor DS778.7 .G86 2006.

Historical dictionary of Hong Kong cinema. CENTRAL Reference 6th floor PN1993.5 .C4 S885 2007.

Historical dictionary of medieval India. CENTRAL Reference 4th floor DS457 .K46 2008.

Historical dictionary of Tokyo. 2nd ed. CENTRAL Reference 4th floor DS896.1 .C93 2011.

Historical dictionary of modern Japanese literature and theater. CENTRAL PL716 .M47 2009.

Political developments in contemporary China : a guide. CENTRAL DS779.26 .J43 2011.

Research guide to Japanese film studies. CENTRAL PN1993.5 .J3 N67 2009.

21st century Tokyo : a guide to contemporary architecture. CENTRAL NA1557 .T6 W67 2010.

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