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Asian Studies in Liberal Education: The Teaching of Asian History and Civilizations to Undergraduates

By Boardman, Eugene P., Editor

Washington D.C.: Association of American Colleges, 1959. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First edition. 50pp, Foreword bu Clemens Granskou, Preface by Eugene Boardman, five papers by Woodbridge Bingham (UC Berkeley), John K. Fairbank (Harvard), Milton Singer (Chicago), William Theodore de Bary (Columbia) and L.A. Peter Gosling (U. Michigan)..


Committee on South Asian Studies: Announcements--Sessions of 1958-1961

By University of Chicago

Chicago: University of Chicago, 1958. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. [11] pp, + 2 page insert. 8vo/23cm. Illustrated printed wrappers, light edgewear at spine head, otherwise clean, tight and very good. Details of the projected programs on South Asia at the University of Chicago during the years 1958-1961. Includes Calendars, Members of the Committee on South Asian Studies, Statement on the Committee, Courses on South and Southeast Asia, Selected Publications by Memebers of the Committee, Partial Listing of Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations on Southern Asia..


Area Studies Reconsidered

By Gibb, Sir Hamilton

London: School of African & Oriental Studies, University of London, 1963. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 18pp. Printed red card-stock wrappers, 4 tiny marks back panel, otherwise Near Fine. An account of a leading orientalist educator's long effort to enlarge the concept of area studies to include competence in some specific academic discipline. Sir Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen Gibb (1895-1971) was one of the most distinguished Middle East specialists of the twentieth century and had served successively as a leading professor at SOAS, Oxford and at the time of this publication as Director and organizer of the Middle Eastern Studies Program at Harvard. Copies scarce..


Newsletter of the American Oriental Society, Number 14 (October 1992)

By American Oriental Society

Ann Arbor, Michigan: American Oriental Society, 1992. Book. Fine. Soft cover. 16, 1l, 157, [iii] pp, Notices of Activities, Conferences, Grants & Fellowships, Oriental Studies Programs, Institutes, Exhibits, Journals, Books by Members, Available Positions, Membership List as of November 1992. 8vo/23cm. Printed card wrappers, light soil front panel, member mailing address back panel, internally fine. Founded in 1842, the AOS is the oldest learned society in the United States devoted to a particular field of scholarship..