• Humanities,  Research

    New Guide: Modern China

    Looking for a current event in China? Need some history related the event? Some background information? Newsreels? Try the new Modern China LibGuide. The guide supplies those library-purchased research collections providing the content described above. Questions?  Thoughts?  lsanborn@sps.edu  

  • History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Berkshire Encyclopedia of China

    Berkshire Encyclopedia of China edited by Linsun Cheng, Berkshire, 2009. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 951 B45 Just in time for writing your Ma Prize essay, Ohrstrom Library has acquired this five-volume set with 800+ articles about historical and modern day China. Includes articles that focus on: art, philosophy, economics & development, people, social & cultural history, the natural world and international relationships. Examples include:  Bamboo; Clothing, Traditional – Hong Kong; Dragon Boat Festival; Energy, Renewable; Ming Dynasty; and Yungang Caves Helpful for:  Asian Studies, Global Studies, Ma Essay Prize, Humanities V

  • History,  Literature,  Research

    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Ancient Literature

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Encyclopedia of Ancient Literature by James Wyatt Cook, Facts on File, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 820.9 C77A This volume focuses on the standard ancient texts and their authors from ancient Greece, Rome, China, Japan, South America and India. Examples include: Mahabharata, Lady Kasa, Gilgamesh, and Augustus Caesar. For the incoming IIIrd Form:  Take a look at this text for some background information on Homer and The Odyssey. Helpful for: Humanities III, Literature, Summer Reading Assignment