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Digital South Asia Library
American Institute of Indian Studies and Digital South Asia Library, University of Chicago

The information and source materials presented on this site are extremely wide ranging, rare, and occasionally quite specific. Given the amount of content, this specificity should be seen as an asset rather than a drawback.

The visual materials offered by the site can primarily be found in... [more]

Website last visited 2007-05-31.

Harappa: The Indus Valley and the Raj in India and Pakistan
Omar Khan, Jim McCall, and Andrew Deonarine

Omar Khan created and runs this site out of San Francisco, with the help of programmer Andrew Deonarine and graphic artist Jim McCall. Although the site was first designed as a way for Mr. Khan to share his personal interest in South Asian history with a wider audience, it has become one of the... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-14.

Mohenjo Daro
Dr. Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, University of Wisconsin, Madison

In November of 2005, this website was launched by the designers of Harappa.com1 in order to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the older website. It presents 103 images... [more]

Website last visited 2006-04-19.

Urban Dharma, Buddhism in America
Rev. Kusala, Thich Tam-Thien

This is a Buddhist religious site hosted in Los Angeles by an American monk, Rev. Kusala, who was ordained in the Vietnamese Zen (Chan) tradition. The site is designed to introduce contemporary Buddhism to the public and to serve as an informational source. It is supported by an organization called... [more]

Website last visited 2002-11-11.

Gertrude Bell Project
Tyne Library, University of Newcastle

Gertrude Bell (1868-1926), the subject of this website, was an archaeologist, mountaineer, diplomat of the Middle East, and world traveler. Bell received a first class degree in Modern History from Oxford University at the age of 20, the first woman to do so. She traveled extensively in Europe and... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-20.

British Voices from South Asia
T. Harry Williams Oral History Center, Louisiana State University

These voices come from a series of 40 interviews conducted with men and women who participated in the British colonial experience in India. This site seeks to preserve their words and make their unique viewpoints available to a larger audience. The content first appeared in a 1996 exhibition at... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-21.

Atlas Index, USMA Map Library
Department of History, United States Military Academy at West Point

This website offers a stellar digital collection of maps, focusing on important military campaigns in history. The site's database contains more than 450 maps arranged in 18 broad categories. These are organized chronologically, and include "[more]

Website last visited 2003-01-27.

RBI Monetary Museum Galleries
Reserve Bank of India, Bazil Shaikh, Sandhya Srinivasan

This site, sponsored and maintained by the government-run Reserve Bank of India (RBI), was conceptualized and created by two individuals, Bazil Shaikh and Sandhya Srinivasan. Although the site is updated infrequently, there is a significant amount of numismatic information available and it is... [more]

Website last visited 2003-02-01.

Japanese Historical Maps
University of California, Berkeley, and David Rumsey, Cartography Associates

This site contains high quality digital reproductions of roughly 100 historical maps produced in Japan from the 17th century to the 20th century. The original copies of the maps are held in the East Asian Library at the University of California at Berkeley. Cartography Associates digitized the maps... [more]

Website last visited 2002-12-15.

Sea of Korea Maps Digital Archive
University of Southern California, East Asia Library

This site is an online collection of 172 European maps of Asia made from the 17th to the 19th century. The East Asian Library at USC holds the original copies of the maps. The site is very easy to use, with a list of all maps in chronological order. Maps may be searched by keyword as well. Each... [more]

Website last visited 2003-03-27.

Huntington Archive of Buddhist and Related Art
Professors John and Susan Huntington, Ohio State University

This project began in 1986 when the Huntingtons decided to expand their Asian art history database to archive Pan-Asian visual resources. Currently the collection has more than 300,000 images from India, Pakistan, China, Japan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Tibet, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-15.

Around the World in the 1890s: Photographs from the World's Transportation Commission, 1894-1896
Library of Congress, American Memory

This site features photographs from the World's Transportation Commission (1894-1896). More specifically, the site provides high-quality images of more than 900 photographs taken by the American photographer William Henry Jackson (1843-1942). The title of the site implies that images from all over... [more]

Website last visited 2002-10-28.

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (DASSK)
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Organization

This modest site is dedicated to presenting current information about the Nobel Peace Prize-winning advocate of democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi. Ms. Suu Kyi has been an active and visible proponent of democracy in Burma (Myanmar) in the face of constant threats and mistreatment by the current military... [more]

Website last visited 2003-08-25.

Mahatma Gandhi Research and Media Service
Gandhi Serve Foundation (Germany)

This site was created to promote the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and offers an impressive collection of materials associated directly with the life and teachings of Mohandas K. Gandhi. A store sells Gandhi-related materials, but most of the primary sources are provided at no charge.

The... [more]

Website last visited 2003-08-25.

Beauty and Darkness: Cambodia
Bruce Sharp

This is a personal website that concentrates on collecting and maintaining information on modern Cambodia. Sharp, a network administrator, runs the site out of personal interest and the quality of the material varies. In particular, essays submitted over the Internet are usually not worth reading.... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-02.

Sejarah Melayu: The History of the Malay Peninsula
Sabri Zain

This site is a personal webpage (albeit a complex one) run by a Singapore-born webmaster and amateur historian with the goal of providing an overview of Malaysian history. The materials have been arranged chronologically, beginning with the earliest records of the Malay and leading up to the... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-03.

Cambodian Genocide Program
Yale University Genocide Studies Program

Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge, under the direction of Pol Pot, murdered 21 percent of the Cambodian population (1.3 million people). The sheer scale and brutality of these atrocities make it both very difficult and extremely important to study. This website does an excellent job of... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-03.


This privately run site is dedicated to the promotion of Vietnamese history and culture. The site itself has a professional look and makes full use of stylish Web design in presenting information about Vietnam's cultural and social traditions. Navigation of the site can be done via a side menu,... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-03.

Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library
Professor David Germano, University of Virginia

This well organized and easy to navigate site contains materials related to the environment, culture, and history of Tibet and the Himalayas. Users willing to delve deeply into the various sections are rewarded with a vast amount of primary materials in the form of texts, videos, images, and maps.... [more]

Website last visited 2007-08-18.

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
Paul Halsall, University of North Florida and Fordham University

Last revised in 2002, this site was designed to provide classroom teachers with an extensive, well-organized collection of ancient Mediterranean literary texts and, to a lesser extent, art and archaeological sources. This extensive site includes numerous categories, such as "Legal Texts," as well... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-09.

George Percival Scriven: An American in Bohol, The Philippines, 1899-1901
Digital Scriptorium, Duke University

This site provides a transcription of the diary kept by George Percival Scriven in the Philippines. Scriven was part of the United States occupying force of Bohol Island between 1899 and 1901 in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War.

In addition to the diary, approximately 17,000 words,... [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-02.

Internet Islamic History Sourcebook
Paul Halsall, University of North Florida and Fordham University

This massive database of primary and secondary source material on the Islamic world is a subsidiary to the larger Internet History Sourcebook project. The title is somewhat misleading as the term "Islamic History" usually refers to the history of Islam in the pre-modern period. This sourcebook,... [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-07.

Topkapi Museum
Bilkent University

Few websites offer an archive of visual images of Islamic art--this site is an exception. It provides images of pieces in a collection that once belonged to the powerful Ottoman dynasty. At the height of its power in the 16th century, the Ottoman Empire stretched from North Africa to Iran, the... [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-14.

Australian War Memorial
Australian War Memorial, Canberra

This website provides extensive information about the history of Australia at war, through primary and secondary material, as well as information about the memorial itself. Major conflicts covered by this site range from the Anglo-Maori Wars in New Zealand (1860�1866) to the 2003 Iraq War. There... [more]

Website last visited 2003-12-15.

Oriental and India Office Collection
The British Library

Svadesh videsh: home from home features print and photographic images collected by the British Oriental and India Office during the peak years of the British empire. The East India Company began collecting in 1801, and built the collection until the beginning of the 20th century. The... [more]

Website last visited 2004-09-30.

KITLV Department of Archives and Images
Dr. Jaap Anten, Mariame Fluitsma, Nico van Horn, Gerrit J. Knaap, and T.T. Lam Ngo, Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies

Since its foundation in 1851, the Royal Netherlands Institute has amassed an impressive archive of primary-source materials pertaining to several regions of the world that were at one time Dutch colonies. This website presents a substantial body of photographs, prints, and drawings in this archive.... [more]

Website last visited 2004-10-19.

SouthEast Asian Images and Texts
University of Wisconsin Digital Collections

This website provides excellent primary and secondary resources dealing with two regions of the world that are underrepresented on the Internet: the Philippines and Laos. The primary sources compromise more than 3,600 high-quality photographs separated into six different collections. The... [more]

Website last visited 2006-04-19.

Other Women's Voices: Translations of Women's Writing Before 1700
Dorothy Disse

This website offers substantial excerpts and more than 120 writings from around the world. Its most valuable feature is this abundant accumulation of texts that women themselves have generated from such a wide array of times and places. The texts span from 2300 BCE to the early 18th century, with... [more]

Website last visited 2004-02-23.

Victorian Women Letters Project
University of British Columbia, Canada

This review references two additional websites:

Letters of a Victorian Lady
Francis Barnard

Victorian Women Writers Project
Indiana... [more]

Website last visited 2004-06-07.

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