1) The Making of Modern Japan by Marius B. Jansen (Copy at MSUM's Library:https://mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/005158500)
2) The Search for Modern China by Jonathan Spence.(Copy at MSUM's Library: https://mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007173008)
3) Modern East Asia: A Brief History by Conrad Schirokauer, Donald N. Clark (not available at MSUM's Library)
(These books are all available electronically through the MSUM Livingston Lord Library website or designated as Amazon, D2L, etc.).
Abbott, Jacob. 1888. Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series. Project Gutenberg. available free as a Kindle Book from Amazon or download as text from D2L. (http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/28667 or http://www.amazon.com/Genghis-Khan-Makers-History-Series-ebook/dp/B004UJOU6C)
Yamamoto, Tsunetomo. 1715. Hagakure: the book of the samurai. Internet Archive. available free as a Kindle Book from Amazon or download as text from D2L. (https://archive.org/details/pdfy-W91d_RoynCCibBAf)