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Asahi Kikuzo II

Alternate Titles: Asahi shinbun, Asahi newspaper, 朝日新聞

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Contains over 5.8 million full-text articles from: 1) The Asahi shinbun newspaper (1879-present); 2) AERA weekly magazine (May 1988-present); 3) Shukan Asahi weekly magazine (news section only). Also includes the Historical Photo Archive, which offers approximately 10,000 historical photographs of the period between the 1930s and 1945 which is accessible within Kikuzo II Visual. The Archive contains photographs taken in Asia (Manchuria, Vietnam, Pacific Ocean Islands, etc.) and Europe (Germany, England, etc.) from the 1930s and throughout the Second World War period.

Asahi Kikuzo II will be replaced by Asahi Shimbun Cross-Search soon. More information to be posted here.


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Asian Studies; Japanese

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Images, Newspapers