Translation as Collaboration


Sample Translations

(Japanese to English)



Encouragement for Learning  (wmXX)

Fukuzawa Yukichi  


*Fukuzawa Yukichi (1835-1901) was a Japanese educator, author and journalist, who founded the Keio Gijuku University.  He was an introducer of the Western thoughts, political and economic systems, and was a most influential enlightenment thinker in Meiji Japan.  His Encouragement for Learning was one of the best selling book of that time.


History of Japanese Art  ({pj)

Okakura Kakuzo  


*Okakura Kakuzo (1862-1913), also known as Okakura Tenshin, was a Japanese scholar, educator and art critic, who was a founder and principal of the Tokyo School of Fine Arts.  His efforts to revive the traditional arts of Japan influenced many artists of that time.  Working for Boston Museum of Art, he was also an introducer of Japanese art to the Western world.  His History of Japanese Art was a lecture at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts.  It was the very first important work on the history of Japanese art.


Kyoto and Japanese Buddhism  ({Ƌs)

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*Tokushi Yusho (1879-1960) was a Japanese scholar of Buddhist studies.



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