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Akira Takano

Akira Takano, South Korean librarian. Member Japan Society Library Science, Japan Society Russian and Slavic Studies, Slavic Research Center Hokkaido University Japan Society History of Maritime.

Background

  • Takano, Akira was born on April 1, 1927 in Seoul. Son of Chorei and Teru (Okamiya) Takano.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Waseda University, 1950.

    Career

    • Assistant librarian Waseda University Library, 1961-1968, librarian and lecturer Russian, 1967-1979, research librarian Russian language and history, 1981-1986. Special research Staff Institute Social Science, 1981-1986.

    Works

    • Author: Japan and Russia: A History of Relations from 17th to 19th Centuries, 1971. Contributing author British International Encyclopedia, Japanese edition, 1977, Dictionary of Diplomatic History of Japan, 1979, Holp's World Biographical Dictionary, 1978-1981, Biographical Dictionary of Meiji Restoration, 1981, Grand Dictionary of History of Japan, 1979-1986. Also articles.

    Membership

    Member Japan Society Library Science, Japan Society Russian and Slavic Studies, Slavic Research Center Hokkaido University Japan Society History of Maritime.

    Connections

    • Married Aiko Kato, April 26, 1953. 1 child, Masahiro.
    • father: Chorei Takano
    • mother: Teru (Okamiya) Takano
    • spouse: Aiko Kato
    • child: Masahiro Takano
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    Born April 1, 1927
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