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  • Books on Japan dating earlier than 1855 (Montanus, Kaempfer, Siebold, Thunberg u.a.) available as full text in the collection of Rare Books of International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken), Kyoto
  • National Diet Library of Japan, Digital Library: contains more than 50,000 volumes from the Meiji period (1868-1912) in full text available online
  • Learning from “Shogun” (edited by Henry D. Smith), available on the Homepage of Columbia University, full text in PDF format
  • Das Buch vom Tee – German translation of Okakura Kakuzo (Tenshin) “Book of Tea”
  • Defense of Japan 2004” – Summary of the Japanese Defense Whitebook (Defense Agency HP)
  • Project Gutenberg: Project Gutenberg is the Internet’s oldest producer of free electronic books (eBooks or eTexts)
  • Historical Text Archive  – Electronic History Resources
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