Asakawa, Kanʾichi, 1873-1948

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1873-12-20
Death 1948-08-10
Chinese, English, Japanese

Biographical notes:

Kan'ichi Asakawa was born in Nihommatsu, Japan, on December 20, 1873. He graduated from Waseda University (B.L., 1895), Dartmouth College (B.L., 1899), and Yale University (Ph.D., 1902). He taught Japanese history at Yale (1906-1942, professor emeritus, 1942-1948), and served as curator of Chinese and Japanese Collections (1907-1948). Asakawa wrote several books and articles on Japanese history. He died in West Wardsboro, Vermont, on August 11, 1948.

From the guide to the Kan'ichi Asakawa papers, 1894-1994, 1894-1955, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Kanʼichi Asakawa was born in Nihommatsu, Japan, on December 20, 1873. He graduated from Waseda University (B.L., 1895), Dartmouth College (B.L., 1899), and Yale University (Ph.D., 1902). He taught Japanese history at Yale (1906-1942, professor emeritus, 1942-1948), and served as curator of Chinese and Japanese Collections (1907-1948). Asakawa wrote several books and articles on Japanese history. He died in West Wardsboro, Vermont, on August 11, 1948.

From the description of Kanʼichi Asakawa papers, 1894-1994 (inclusive), 1894-1955 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702198924

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Japanese
  • Esperanto

Occupations:

  • Historians
  • College teachers
  • Authors

Places:

  • Wardsboro, VT, US
  • Nihonmatsu, 08, JP