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In the News (Wed 20 Jun 18)

  Kenji Tsutsumi
Takashima as a town consists of four islands, but only one island "Takashima" is inhabited by about one thousand people.
Often people said that there were three headmen in Takashima, that is, the headman of Takashima town, the director of the Takashima Division of Mitsubishi Coal-mining Company, and the executive leader of the Laborers' Union of the coal miners at the Takashima Division.
Originally Takashima is the narrowest self-governing body in Japan (1.27 square km), but also the population per one household is also the smallest in the Japanese towns (1.8).Then Takashima attained the most drastic depopulation in Japan (-95.1%/1960-1995).
www.geog.ubc.ca /iiccg/papers/Tsutsumi.html   (3306 words)

  Nagasaki Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nagasaki Prefecture, an unification of former provinces of Hizen, Tsushima, and Iki, has had close ties with foreign civilization for centuries.
Nagasaki borders Saga Prefecture on the east, and is otherwise surrounded by water, including Ariake Bay, the Tsushima Straits, and the East China Sea.
As of 2002, there are 68,617 Catholics in Nagasaki Prefecture, accounting for 4.52 percent of the total population of the prefecture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nagasaki_prefecture   (655 words)

 Nagasaki Prefecture -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Nagasaki Prefecture (長崎県; Nagasaki-ken) is located on (The southernmost of the four main islands of Japan; contains coal fields) Kyushu (A land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water) island, (A constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building) Japan.
Nagasaki Prefecture, formerly the provinces of (additional info and facts about Hizen) Hizen, (A naval battle in the Russo-Japanese War (1905); the Japanese fleet defeated the Russian fleet in the Korean Strait) Tsushima, and (additional info and facts about Iki) Iki, has had close ties with foreign civilization for centuries.
Nagasaki borders (additional info and facts about Saga Prefecture) Saga Prefecture on the east, and is otherwise surrounded by water, including Ariake Bay, the (additional info and facts about Tsushima Straits) Tsushima Straits, and the (Part of the Pacific Ocean near eastern Asia) East China Sea.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/na/nagasaki_prefecture.htm   (794 words)

 nowhere somehow: Die Gespenster in Nagasakis Hafen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Takashima Beach, at the beginning of the tourist seasonFatalities were not reported, and names were erased from the register.
A brochure for Takashima Island boasted various attractions: a therapeutic health spa, sport fishing, and an alluring beach, in addition to a number of historical remnants including Mitsubishi's first coal mine and a former residence of Thomas Glover.
(Nagasaki Shimbun January 12, 2002) The mayor, denied assistance by the government, is still trying to lure investors in hopes of restoring the island's ruined economy.
mirroirhome.blogspot.com /2005/10/die-gespenster-in-nagasakis-hafen.html   (1076 words)

Nagasaki was only a small city of 40,000 population, but a mere 250 to 300 foreigners who resided there changed Japan forever.
Nagasaki's remoteness from Edo was one factor in dissolving Bakufu political authority, especially with the general weakening of the Tokugawa control structure at the end of the political cycle.
Nagasaki was an excellent port, protected from the southwest typhoons by mountains around its "long, land-locked harbor," which appeared "almost like a very broad river." To the first-time visitor from England, the island-dotted waters provided "a vision of beauty," particularly the sugar-loaf shaped Pappenberg Island with its luxuriant growth.
www.uwosh.edu /home_pages/faculty_staff/earns/meiji.html   (3293 words)

 NAGASAKI - LoveToKnow Article on NAGASAKI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The brisk atmosphere of business that pervades them does not reach the town on the eastern side, which lies under the shadow of forests of tombstones that cover the over-looking hills.
The coal is obtained chiefly from Takashima, an isletS 8 m.
There are several favorite health resorts in the neighborhood of Nagasaki, notably Unzen, with its sulphur springs.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /N/NA/NAGASAKI.htm   (287 words)

 Takashima, Shiga - PHOTOGUIDE.JP
Takashima (高島市; Takashima-shi) is a city in northwestern Shiga Prefecture.
Takashima has several regions based on their former townships.
Takashima was historically a significant crossroads between the Hokuriku Region and Kyoto and Nara which used to be the country's capital.
www.photoguide.jp /txt/Takashima,_Shiga   (811 words)

 Cabinet Magazine Online - Hashima: The Ghost Island
One among 505 uninhabited islands in Nagasaki Prefecture, Hashima lies in the East China Sea some 15 kilometers from Nagasaki, its naked crags striking a stark contrast with the verdant peaks of nearby islands.
For centuries the people living on Takashima, a large island near Hashima, are said to have collected coal from exposed beds and used it as a household fuel.
At the time, Takashima Island was part of a feudal domain administered by the Fukahori Family, a branch of the Nabeshima Clan of present-day Saga Prefecture.
www.cabinetmagazine.org /issues/7/hashima.php   (2620 words)

 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Takashima is the name of several places in Japan: In Nagasaki Prefecture: Takashima Town in NishisonogiTakashima Town in Kitamatsūra District.
Takashima (高島町; -chou) is a town located in Nishisonogi District, Nagasaki, Japan.
Takashima (高島町; -cho) is a town located in Takashima District, Shiga, Japan.
www.kulkedisi.info /browse.php?title=T/TA/TAK   (9852 words)

 nowhere somehow: 10.2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Nagasaki also flourished as the gateway to Unzen, which gained enormous popularity around this time as a summer resort for wealthy European and American residents of Shanghai, Hong Kong and other continental ports.
Nagasaki had also become the established winter anchorage of the Russian East Asian Fleet and was connected with Vladivostok by whaling, shipping and other joint business enterprises.
The proprietor, Moro'oka Matsu, was a veteran Nagasaki geisha and relative of Ei's mentor in Mogi.
mirroirhome.blogspot.com /2005_10_01_mirroirhome_archive.html   (7703 words)

 Chapter 1
The municipal magistrate of Nagasaki was therefore invited to Yedo to show the capability of modern artillery.
After long preparations, on June 27, 1841, Takashima organized a day's demonstration on a firing range on a river bank north of Yedo.
In February, 1870, the Osaka Arsenal was established by moving machinery and workmen from the Nagasaki iron foundry set up by the Tokugawa Shogunate to the site of the rice granary in the inner citadel of the Osaka castle.
www.gunboards.com /sites/mrj2003/Japan/Murata/MuraPt1.htm   (2158 words)

 Valentino Article, Fall 98
The two main occupations in Takashima are fishing and farming – professions that require no English.
Generally, the students in Takashima do not continue their education and go on to college.
I would only be telling half of the truth to say that I am in Takashima to teach them English for in all honesty, they have taught me a great deal.
www.tasis.com /ALUMNI/Valentino-Fall98.html   (1339 words)

 iqexpand.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Nagasaki Prefecture, formerly the provinces of Hizen, Tsushima, and Iki, has had close ties with foreign civilization for centuries.
Nagasaki is an attractively situated port city on the island of Kyushu and the capital of Nagasaki Prefecture.
Nagasaki Prefecture is located on the island of Kyushu.
nagasaki_prefecture.iqexpand.com   (484 words)

 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Nagasaki Prefecture has had close ties with foreign civilization for centuries.
During the 16th century, Catholic missionaries and traders from Portugal arrived and became active in Hirado and Nagasaki.
After the prohibition of Christianity in the Edo period, foreign trade was restricted to Chinese and Dutch traders in Nagasaki, but Christianity continued underground.
istanbulhotelsguide.info /index.php?title=Nagasaki_Prefecture   (108 words)

 The Foreigner - Japan :: The Ghosts of Nagasaki Harbour (May 2004)
Hearing the name Nagasaki tends to invoke images of atomic annihilation.
Takashima Beach, at the beginning of the tourist season
The gates had been opened to optimize the fishing next door at the public wharf – the liveliest place on the island.
www.theforeigner-japan.com /archives/200405/nagasaki.htm?show_comments=true   (1096 words)

 Bios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Nagasaki governor and a number of Japanese and foreign residents attended his funeral.
Nagasaki in 1860, but no official record of his presence before 1863 can be documented.
Nagasaki for about thirty years until his death on June 19, 1931 at the age of eighty-four.
www.nfs.nias.ac.jp /page010.html   (16706 words)

 Isahaya Nagasaki guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Nagasaki, available at the train station, post office, etc., is a monthly schedule of happenings (festivals, sports events, etc.) throughout the prefecture (in Japanese).
Both Nagasaki Compass (a church publication) and Nagasaki Beat are free monthly newsheets in English.
Hamano-machi, in Nagasaki, is the place to see hundreds of beautiful kimono on this day, which marks the passage to adulthood and the right to smoke, drink, drive, and vote.
spot.pcc.edu /~jsparks/ENNLClassLinks/Isahaya/IsahayaGuide.htm   (19392 words)

 ART FOR A CHANGE - Nagasaki Nightmare
This painting was created by Ashitsuka Mura, who was 27 at the time of the bombing of Nagasaki.
A gigantic atomic cloud climbed up into the sky over Nagasaki, at its base a sea of fire...
Not too long after the devastating blast the sky was darkened with heavy storm clouds, and a terrible fl rain began to fall.
www.art-for-a-change.com /Atomic/atomic1.htm   (190 words)

 References   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Fujita N, Yoshida K. Follow-up studies on dengue endemic in Nagasaki, Japan: detection of specific antibodies in the sera taken more than 30 years after a single attack of dengue.
Takashima I, Morita K, Chiba M, Hayasaka D, Sato T, Takezawa C, et al.
Takeda T, Ito T, Osada M, Takahashi K, Takashima I. Isolation of tick-borne encephalitis virus from wild rodents and a seroepidemiologic survey in Hokkaido, Japan.
www.medscape.com /content/2000/00/41/47/414787/414787_ref.html   (214 words)

 biology - Nagasaki Prefecture
The Christian belief in equality between men, however, did not comply with the political structure of Japan, and after being given free reign in Oda Nobunaga's period, the missionaries were forced out little by little, until、finally, somewhere in the Tokugawa era, Christianity was banned.
The majority was sent to Jagatara [the current Jakarta] and are still remembered by the locals as the people who wrote the poignant letters which were smuggled across the sea to their homeland.
The Towns of Izuhara, Mitsushima, Toyotama, Mine, Kamiagata and Kamitsushima were merged to form the Tsushima.
biologydaily.com /biology/Nagasaki_Prefecture   (635 words)

 Virtual Mongol / KAMIKAZE
Tomb of Tsushimano Kotaro who reported the Yuan attack and was killed in a battle at Takashima / Takashima, Nagasaki (72k)
Both the Japanese corps and the Mongolian corps were engaged in a despit e battle at Nakagawa / Takashima, Nagasaki (66k)
Kamikaze(typhoon) devastated the Yuan fleet / Takashima, Nagasaki (38k)
www.kiku.com /electric_samurai/virtual_mongol/kamikaze.html   (274 words)

 NAGASAKI - Online Information article about NAGASAKI
The coal is obtained chiefly from Takashima, an islet•8 m.
Nagasaki owed its earliest importance to foreign intercourse.
Moji for export trade deprived Nagasaki of its See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /MOS_NAN/NAGASAKI.html   (517 words)

 Nagasaki Prefecture Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
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 ZNet |Japan | The North KoreanAbductions...
Of particular interest is the link between abductee-support organizations and the ongoing effort to rewrite Japan's history and social studies texts, which is described here.
Takashima Nobuyoshi is a professor of education at Ryûkyû University.
He is the plaintiff in the Takashima textbook suit.
www.zmag.org /content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=17&ItemID=3110   (1344 words)

 About GUNKANJIMA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Gunkanjima-island is formally called as "Hashima island", which places takashima-cho, Nagasaki prefecture.
It was only small reef, but it had developed for mining coal since 1870's.
However it was closed at 1974, and it changed ruins now.
www14.big.or.jp /~kawamura/m-city/english_about_g.html   (62 words)

Underwater Survey at Kozaki of Takashima Island of the 1993 Season:Artifacts
Ninth Season of Underwater Survey at Kozaki of Takashima Island, Nagasaki: 1999 Field Report
Tenth Season of Underwater Survey at Kozaki of Takashima Island, Nagasaki: 2000 Excavation Report
www.h3.dion.ne.jp /~uwarchae/newslettertop-english.htm   (442 words)

 Brain & Development.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Atsuko Matsuo, Tetsuo Matsuzaka, Akira Tsuru, Hiroyuki Moriuchi, Yoshio Nakashita, Shigeki Tanaka, Chikako Baba, Kunio Tomimasu, Epidemiological and clinical studies of West syndrome in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, Brain and Development 23 (7) (2001) pp.
S.Y. Patria, Y. Takeshima, R. Suminaga, H. Nakamura, R. Iwasaki, T. Minagawa, M. Matsuo, A simple explanation for a case of incompatibility with the reading frame theory in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: failure to detect an aberrant restriction fragment in Southern blot analysis, Brain and Development 21 (6) (1999) pp.
Kato, M. Nishina, K. Matsushita, E. Hori, T. Mito, S. Takashima, Neuronal maturation and N-acetyl-l-aspartic acid development in human fetal and child brains, Brain and Development 19 (2) (1997) pp.
www.elsevier.com /cdweb/journals/03877604/viewer.htt?viewtype=authors&rangeselected=81   (1039 words)

 Asia Japan Sasebo Nagasaki - Tourism Information
Nagasaki, Japan vacations: Find the best Nagasaki hotels, attractions, maps,...
Sasebo Nagasaki -0055, Sendai, Sendai-shi, Shinagawa-ku Tokyo -0032, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo -0023, Shizuoka...
Japan had made the first contact with countries on the Asian continent is preserved.
www.moretourism.com /hotels/asia/japan/sasebo_nagasaki/index.php   (206 words)

 Summary and Evaluation of China, Korea & Japan to 1875 by Sanderson Beck
In 1571 the Portuguese established a base for Europeans at Nagasaki.
Takashima demonstrated guns in 1841, and Torii Yozo imprisoned him.
European missionaries and merchants were excluded except for minimal contacts at Nagasaki.
www.san.beck.org /3-13-Summary.html   (16017 words)

 Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Yet love never entered her life until she met Koga Jujiro, a scholar with a passion for old Nagasaki.
He listens to her singing and one day suggests that they travel through the country collecting old songs.
It is during this journey, as they listen to the old music of Japan, that something occurs which utterly changes their lives.
www.asianfilms.org /japan/nagasaki.html   (105 words)

 WISE/NIRS Nuclear Monitor; JAPAN: MOX PROGRAM TO RESTART AT TAKAHAMA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The local legislature of Takashima Town, Nagasaki Prefecture passed a resolution on 12 March opposing the MOX program at Genkai NPP.
Takashima Town faces Genkai NPP across a body of water, and the Chairman Kenji Shiiyama reportedly said, "in an emergency, we in Takashima Town, which is just across the sea, will be affected.
We fear the potential impact caused by rumor on fishery.
www.antenna.nl /wise/607/5595.php   (1068 words)

 High seroprevalence of anti-HTLV-I antibody in rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between human T lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) infection and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in Nagasaki, an area highly endemic for HTLV-I infection.
METHODS: Sera from 113 female patients with RA and 19,796 female blood donors were screened for anti-HTLV-I antibodies with a gelatin particle agglutination kit and confirmed using an immunoblotting kits.
CONCLUSION: These epidemiologic findings support the idea that HTLV-I infection is a risk factor for RA, and suggest that approximately 13 % of the cases of RA in females living in Nagasaki are associated with HTLV-I infection.
www.aegis.com /aidsline/1996/jul/M9670171.html   (413 words)

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