- Gordon Munro: Ventures in Japanese Archaeology and Anthropology
- Herbert George Ponting, 1870-1935: Photographer, Explorer, Inventor
- John Batchelor, Missionary and Friend of the Ainu, 1855-1945
Author: Wilkinson, Jane
Scottish Doctor who lived in Japan treating Ainu communities. An amateur archaeologist and anthropologist who discovered evidence of the prehistoric people of Japan.
Author: Bennett, Terry
This essay considers the photographic career of 'camera artist' Henry George Ponting (1870-1935), arguably the best British photographer to have worked in Japan, especially as it relates to his photographs of Mt. Fuji and other places and people in Japan.
Author: Cortazzi, Hugh
Even though John Batchelor (1855-1945) was not an expert in linguistics, ethnology or folklore, his contributions to the understanding of the Ainu people is nonetheless significant. This essay details his missionary career and a life devoted to the Ainu people.