Clare College Cambridge

Asian & Medieval Eastern Studies

Faculty Library (Oriental Studies Library)

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Student Subject Representatives 2021-2022: Serge Isman


The courses are varied so the books that you will need are in different sections in the FML:

Arabic Language: 492.7
  Literature: 892.7
Chinese Language: 495.1
  Literature: 895.1
Hebrew Language: 492.4
Japanese Language: 495.6
  Literature and history: Shirasu Collection (near upstairs computer room)
Persian Language: 491.5

 There is a good selection of dictionaries in the General Reference section.

 You might also want to look at books on:

100 Philosophy
200 Theology
300 Social Sciences
330 Economics
791.43 History of the ancient world
950 General history of Asia

Make sure that you check the catalogue (iDiscover for any book that you are looking for.  If you are unable to find it listed, please ask at the Main Desk.

 If we do not have a book that you need you are welcome to fill in a Book Recommendation Form.