- Edward Divers (1837-1912) and Robert William Atkinson (1850-1929): Influential Teachers of Chemistry in Meiji Japan
- Sakurai Jōji (1858-1939): Leading Chemist and Nō Drama Specialist
Edward Divers (1837-1912) and Robert William Atkinson (1850-1929) were influential in the development of the field of chemistry in Meiji Japan. This essay details their respective contributions, along with their thoughts on Japan.
Sakura Jōji (1858-1939) studied physics and chemistry at University College London, and became one of Japan's leading scientists. He also pioneered the study in English of Nō drama.