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New database in the library: Oriental Economist

11 September 2018

You now have access to the Oriental Economist

The Oriental Economist was a monthly English magazine launched in 1934 (Showa 9) to commemorate the fortieth year of the founding of Toyo Keizai. The digital Archive of the Oriental Economist consist of all 874 issues covering 51 years from  1934 to 1985, spanning 43,861 pages and covering 25,265 articles. All article are full-text searchable. Except of the combines issues of July-August and October-November 1945, the magazine was published monthly without a break from the founding issue until its discontinuation in 1985. 

This archive is part of JapanKnowledge, for which the number of simultaneous users is restricted.


Access is via: Catalogue Leiden University > tab Find databases > Oriental Economist. Students and staff at Leiden University have access outside the campus network by using their ULCN login data.

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