Asakawa Kan'ichi

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Asakawa Kan'ichi was a pioneer in teaching and writing Japanese history in English. He taught at Yale University beginning in 1906, and played a key role in the beginnings of Yale's Japanese library collections.

His works include:


  • Carol Gluck, “House of Mirrors–American History Writing on Japan.” In Imagined Histories: American Historians Interpret the Past, Princeton University Press (1998).