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 AllRefer.com - Tokyo, University of (Colleges, International) - Encyclopedia
Tokyo, University of, at Tokyo, Japan; founded in 1877.
In the 1920s it became one of the first Imperial universities and remains one of the most prestigious in Japan.
The university houses institutes for earthquake research, cosmic ray research, nuclear study, solid-state physics, applied microbiology, industrial science, ocean research, journalism, historiography, and Asian culture.
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 University of Tokyo -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The symbol of the university is the (Deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds; exists almost exclusively in cultivation especially as an ornamental street tree) ginkgo leaf, from the abundant trees throughout the area.
The university was founded by the (Click link for more info and facts about Meiji) Meiji government in 1877 under its current name by amalgamating older government schools for medicine and Western learning.
It was renamed to Imperial University (帝國大學 Teikoku Daigaku) in 1886 and then "Tokyo Imperial University" (東京帝國大學 Tōkyō Teikoku Daigaku) in 1887, when the (Click link for more info and facts about imperial university) imperial university system was created.
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 Encyclopedia: Tokyo Imperial University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is one of the Tokyo 6 Universities.
The University of Tokyo has since 2004 been incorporated as a national university corporation under a new law which applies to all national universities.
Despite the incorporation which has led to increased financial independence and autonomy, The University of Tokyo is still partly controlled by the Japanese Ministry of Education (Monbukagakusho, or Monkasho).
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 GINKGO BILOBA -The Ginkgo Pages-History
Hirase was a drawing technician and was employed in 1888 at the College of Science, Imperial University (now University of Tokyo) to draw plant specimens.
His revolutionary discovery of the swimming sperm in a seed plant was first published in Japanese in the Botanical Magazine Tokyo of October 1896 and came to be known throughout the world.
Elias J. Corey of Harvard University received the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1990 for among others the total synthesis of Ginkgolide B in 1988.
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 Lafcadio Hearn
Having achieved some success with his literary translations and other works, he was hired by Harper Publishing Co. He was in the West Indies on assignment from Harper from 1887-89, and wrote two novels on that period.
In 1889 he decided to go to Japan, and upon his arrival in Yokohama in the spring of 1890, was befriended by Basil Hall Chamberlain of Tokyo Imperial University, and officials at the Ministry of Education.
The Yaidzu Hearn Society, Yaidzu; Tokyo University, Komaba Campus; Waseda University, Ikuba Hall; Zoshigaya Cemetery, Ikebukuro; Otemae University, Nishinomiya, co-sponsored by the International Shinto Foundation, Inc.; Matsue City Bunka Center sponsored by the Matsue Hearn Society; and in Kumamoto City, sponsored by the Kumamoto Daily News.
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 Editing Encyclopedias: A Contemporary Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The lengthy article on newspapers, for example, had to be written at a time when journalism did not yet exist as an academic discipline, either in Japan or elsewhere.
The Heibonsha editors finally enlisted the help of Ono Hideo (1885-1977), who worked for the fledgling Newspaper Research Institute at Tokyo Imperial University.
The deadline arrived while Ono was still assembling samples of newspapers from around the world.
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 Amazon.com: Books: Pacific War, 1931-1945   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Downfall : The End of the Imperial Japanese Empire by Richard B. Frank
In Japan this was an important book, one of the first radical reviews of the Pacific War, written from a point of view repudiating the aggression of Japanese imperialism, but not totally excusing the conduct of the United States and Britain.
Ienaga's shrillness presents us with some funny moments, such as his contortions while describing the Chinese Communist Eighth Route Army: "Never in the earlier wars against the Manchus, tsarist Russia, Imperial Germany, Chinese warlords, or Chiang Kai-shek had the Imperial Army come up against troops like those of the Eighth Route Army" (p.
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