Japanese History, Geography, and Regional Studies

Dictionaries and links / Japanese history / Local history / Geography and geographic names / Folklore and culture

Dictionaries and links

  • JapanKnowledge Lib   ※Subscription database for on-site use only
    > Edo Meisho Zue, Encyclopedia of Japanese History, Kojiruien, Shinpan Kadokawa Nihon Chimei Daijiten, A User-friendly Timeline of Japanese History, Encyclopedia of Japanese Historical Place Names
  • The Japanese Calendar (National Diet Library)   Links
  • Federated search system for historical document databasesLink to an external site (Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties)   'Wooden Tablet Database', 'Database of Kuzushi Ji'
  • Mojizo: Image matching search for mokkan or cursive charactersLink to an external site (Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties・Historiographical Institute, The University of Tokyo)   

Japanese history

Before Edo era

After end of Edo era

Local history

Geography and geographic names

Folklore and culture