Communism, Socialism and Marxism
- Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) and Japan
- Freda Utley, 1899-1978: Crusader for Truth, Freedom and Justice
- Marumaya Masao (1914-96) and Britain: An Intellectual in Search of Liberal Democracy
- Ōtsuka Hisao (1907-1996)
- Rt. Hon. Malcom MacDonald (1901-81) and Japan
- Sidney Webb (1859-1947) and Beatrice Webb (1858-1943) and Japan
- Wolf Mendl (1926-1999): Leading Scholar in the Field of International Relations
Author: Miura Toshihiko
Bertrand Russell had a brief but complicated relationship with Japan. This account provides a chronology of his visit as well as the Japanese reaction to his ideas and character.
Author: Farnie, Douglas
This portrait covers the life and intellectual career of Freda Utley, aetheist, idealist, and writer, particularly as it related to Japan as an emerging power.
Author: Kersten, Rikki
This essay explores their relationship between Richard Storry - one of Britain's leading historians of Japan - and leading Japanese intellectual Marumaya Masao (1914-96), both of whom pioneered analysis of the Pacific War's implications for Japan.
Author: Saitō Eiri
Ōtsuka Hisao (1907-1996) was a pioneering scholar of Western economic and political history and a celebrated intellectual in post-war Japan.
Author: Weste, John
Malcolm MacDonald (1901-81) presided over an era of Anglo-Japanese relations during which he was forced to consider Japan's position post Second World War and its impact upon the British Empire. This essay acknowledges his relative ambivelance towards Japan, but also his key role in diplomacy with the country.
Author: Holmes, Colin
Sidney (1859-1947) and Beatrice Webb (1858-1943) were political activists devoted to the labour movement in Britian. Between 1911-1912 they embarked on a world tour, visiting Japan and writing an account of their journey.
Author: Nish, Ian
Dr. Wolf Mendl (1926-1999) was one of a small number of British academics focussed upon the history of regional conflict in East Asia, with a particular interest in China-Japan relations during the Cold War. This portrait looks at the impact of his time in Japan on his personal life and scholarly career.