(Presents the history of Japan from the arrival of the fir...)
Presents the history of Japan from the arrival of the first Europeans in the sixteenth century to its mid-twentieth century development into a leading industrial nation.
Bachelor, University of Virginia, 1950; Master of Arts, University of Virginia, 1953; fellow, U. Grenoble, France, 1951-1952; diploma Mandarin Chinese, Army Language School, 1956.
Instructor English composition University Maryland Far East, Kadena, Okinawa, Japan, 1957-1958. From assistant to senior editor Holiday Magazine, Philadelphia, New York City, 1959-1970. Copywriter Northwest Ayer Advertising, New York City, 1971-1976.
From associate to senior staff editor Reader's Digest Condensed Books, Pleasantville, New York, since 1976.
Director publications Science Education Center Fairfield County, Connecticut, since 1980. Active task force on leisure National Council Churches, New York City, 1965. With United States Army, 1955-1958.
Member International House Japan, United States China Peoples Friendship Association.
Married Charlene Grace Hale, September 17, 1966. Children: David Hale, Kathryn Grace.