Dip Chang, A European seated on a terrace with attendants


Library Holdings



Mapping Asia
Mapping Asia is a tool to improve access to UK library holdings for researchers working in all subject areas of the humanities and social sciences relating to Asia, the Middle East and North Africa.

The Silk Road Foundation
Online resources and links on the history of the silk road

International Dunhuang Project
The International Dunhuang Project is a unique international collaboration concerned with making information and images of more than 100,000 manuscripts, paintings, textiles and artefacts from Dunhuang and other Silk Road sites freely available to all.

Melammu database

The Intellectual Heritage of Assyria and Babylonia in East and West
This database contains documented links between the civilizations of Ancient Mesopotamia (Assyria and Babylonia, both of which were the intellectual heirs of more ancient Sumer) and later civilizations that show the continuity of religion, political systems, art and iconography, literature, and other cultural and social phenomena as a result of both direct influence and of cultural diffusion.

Representing France and the French in Early Modern English Drama
From the Institute for Research on the Renaissance, the Neoclassical Age and the Enlightenment (IRCL) at the Universite Paul Valery, Montpellier.


Francis Pretty, Sir Francis Drake's Famous Voyage Round The World, 1580
From the Modern History Sourcebook

Exploring Florida Jacques Le Moyne engravings
From `Exploring Florida', Social Studies Resources for Students and Teachers

Guidi Gualtieri, Relationi della venuta degli Ambasciatori Giaponesi a Roma sino alla partita di Lisbona. (1586)
From Bivio (Cribecu online)