90 years of "The Shien or The Journal of History" now digitized and available online
All back issues of "Shien," Bulletin of the Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University, have been digitized and are available online in the Kyushu University Institutional Repository (QIR).
Access page: "The Shien or The Journal of History" (『史淵』), Vol.1(1929)–Vol.156(2019)
*New issues forthcoming
"The Shien or The Journal of History" (『史淵』) was launched in 1929 as a journal of the Historical Society of Kyushu. Nowadays, it is published once a year as a bulletin of the Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University. These back issues include many academic papers that have been stored throughout its long history, primarily related to history, geography, and archaeology.
Through this project, 703 items from No. 1 (1929) to No. 136 (1999) have been released as back issues. A list of all 867 published articles published to date, including the previously released issues from No. 137 to present, can be found below.
To commemorate the completion of this project, links to the articles appearing in the inaugural issue of “Shien” have been provided below.
- Naganuma, Kenkai: On introduction of firearms into Japan
- Nakayama, Heijiro: Dōtaku, or Japanese ancient bell-shaped bronze vessel, in Kyushu
- Tamaizumi, Tairyo: Circulation of currency in Muromachi period
- Shigematsu, Shunsho: On price adjustment measures in ancient China
This project was supported by the Faculty of Humanities and the "School Work Study Program" in Kyushu University. Work on the digitization of the back issues of the bulletins of "Annual of Philosophy" (『哲學年報』) and "Studies in Literature" (『文學研究』) is ongoing.
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