Kiyoshi Inoue

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Inoue, Kiyoshi


Born Dec. 19, 1913. Japanese historian. Graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1936.

In 1951, Inoue became a member of the Central Committee of the League for the Emancipation of the Buraku (buraku are the settlements of a former caste of pariahs known as eta). He is also a member of the Society for the Study of History and the Association of Democratic Scholars. He has written a number of works on modern and contemporary Japanese history.


Istoriia sovremennoi Iaponii. (With Okonogi Shindzaburo and Suzuki Shoshi.) Moscow, 1955. (Translated from Japanese.)
Istoriia voiny na Tikhom okeane, vols. 1–5. (With others.) Moscow, 1957–58. (Translated from Japanese.)
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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