Contact Asian collection
|Online inquiry service||Online form|
|Phone||+49 89 28638-2361|
|In the library||East European, Oriental and Asian Reading Room (3rd floor)|
|Contact||Department head, contact persons|
The Asian collection counts around 362,000 printed volumes of original-language literature and 11,650 manuscripts in the languages Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Tibetan, Singhalese and those of the Indian subcontinent and south-east Asia. These stocks are important sources for research and education on both a national and an international level.
Geographically, the acquisition of original-language monographs, periodicals and e-media focuses on south Asia, central Asia and east Asia. The main focus of the content of original-language acquisitions is on humanities – philosophy, religion (Buddhism, Daoism, Hinduism, Islam in Asia), history, archaeology, linguistics and literature, ethnic studies, architecture and art and classic text editions. A broad range of secondary literature in west European languages is acquired. More ...
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