Category Archives: Japan

Cults of the World: Aum Shinrikyo

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Welcome to part two of “Cults of the World”. Inside of the communal studies collection at the University Archives and Special Collections, there is information … Continue reading

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New Reference Books on Manga

Manga is a type of Japanese comic book which covers many genres, with stories about everyday life or stories with adventures and action. They are an important part of Japanese popular culture with a steadily growing fan base in the … Continue reading

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Rice Library Receives Collection on Contemporary Japanese Culture

In an effort to promote better understanding of contemporary Japanese culture among other nations, the Nippon Foundation of Tokyo, Japan offered to donate a collection of 100 books to three hundred libraries in the United States. Martha Niemeier, Associate Director … Continue reading

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