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Akira Takano

librarian

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