Rugby (see also 'Sports')
- Britain's Contribution to the Development of Rugby Football in Japan, 1874-1998
- Introduction of Football from Britain into Ninteenth-century Japan: Rugby Football and Soccer
- The Beginning of a Long Association: John Whitehead Remembers
Author: Nish, Alison
This essay charts Britain's contribution to the development of rugby in Japan, particularly as it relates to sporting activities within educational institutions.
Author: Galbraith, Mike
This essay charts the playing of 'Rugby Football' in Japan, and the clubs established to manage the sport in the country.
Author: Whitehead, John
In the 1950s the Foreign Office maintained the tradition of sending language students to Japan. Here future Ambassador Tim Whitehead recalls his time, from 1956, as one such student, including his extensive travelling around the country.