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Dr. Hijiya-Kirschnereit, who has been one of the leading Japanologists in Europe for many decades. She is an expert in Japanese literature, and this collection which she donated to UCC Library reflects that.  A big part of her collection focuses on the area of "nihonjin-ron", a discourse focusing or even constructing a "uniqueness" of the Japanese culture. Many of the books in English language are important standard works.

There are 319 books in the collection in total - they can be found listed on the Library catalogue by doing a Collections search for "Ex libris Hijiya-Kirschnereit"


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Resources for Asian Studies in UCC Library

This guide lists and describes resources for Asian Studies at UCC Library.The tabs at the top of the page will help you find

  • books & e-books
  • journals & databases
  • theses
  • useful web resources


OneSearch searches across a lot of the Library print AND electronic resources at the same time, including:

  • Library Catalogue
  • Journals
  • Databases
  • Books, eBooks
  • Newspaper articles
  • Theses
  • Open Access resources

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