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The Big Show in Bololand

October 2012

When a devastating famine descended on Bolshevik Russia in 1921, the United States responded with a massive two-year relief campaign that battled starvation and disease and saved millions of lives....

Regional Perspectives on Human Rights: The USSR and Russia, Part One

October 2012

The Soviet Union advocated a conception of human rights different from the notion of rights prevalent in the West.

Introduction of Buddhism to Korea: An Overview

October 2011

The arrival of Buddhism in Korea led to the fundamental transformation of local society and a blossoming of Korean civilization.

Religions of Korea Yesterday and Today

October 2010

The earliest Western visitors to Korea at the turn of the last century routinely pointed out that Koreans were a people who often called on supernatural powers and carried out rituals for...

Overview of the Korean War and Its Legacy

October 2010

The year 2010 marks the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950.

Post-Suharto Indonesia: Democratic Consolidation and Continuing Challenges

October 2009

In light of its far-reaching political and institutional transformation, Indonesia has received comparatively little attention in scholarship and media.

Thailand and Cambodia: The Battle for Preah Vihear

October 2009

Historical memory plays a profound role in shaping national identities and international relations.

The Shang Dynasty, 1600 to 1050 BCE

October 2007

The Shang Dynasty marked the middle of China’s Bronze Age and was a dynasty that made great contributions to Chinese civilization.

Introduction to Buddhism

October 2007

Buddhism, one of the major world religions, began in India around thesixth century B.C.E.

Introduction to the Cultural Revolution

October 2007

The “Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution,” usually known simply as the Cultural Revolution (or the Great Cultural Revolution), was a “complex social upheaval that began as a struggle between Mao...

Arts of the Silk Road

October 2007

The travel of artistic motifs, styles, and techniques along the Silk Road is closely bound up with the larger context of the travel of beliefs, ideas, and technology.

Koto Music

December 2004

The koto is one of the most popular traditional instruments in Japan and one of the best known outside of that country.

Learning from the Japanese Economy

December 2004

Despite recent improvements, Japan today still faces some of the same structural problems that triggered its 15 year economic malaise including low productivity growth relative to the past,...

Geography of Japan

December 2003

Good geography instruction, including the arts, literature, philosophy, and history, will immeasurably increase student understanding of Japan in both a personal and academic way.

Lessons on the Japanese Constitution

December 2002

Japan’s current constitution was written in 1946 and adopted in 1947, while Japan was under Allied occupation following World War II.

Examining the Japanese History Textbook Controversies

December 2001

Beginning with an examination of the importance of history textbooks in Japan and the United States, this digest then provides background information on Japan's textbook controversies from Ienaga...

Teaching About Japanese-American Internment

December 2000

Although many state and national U.S. history standards include the Japanese-American internment experience, more often than not it is a topic that is treated without nuance.

People

Waka Takahashi Brown Instructor and Manager, Stanford e-Japan
Jonas Edman Instructor and Manager, Sejong Korean Scholars Program, Instructional Designer
Rylan Sekiguchi Manager of Curriculum and Instructional Design