The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.
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Staff Members

UMESAO Tadao [deceased]
UMESAO Tadao [deceased]
National Museum of Ethnology・Professor Emeritus, Special Advisor, First Director-General
Research Specialization
Individual Research Projects
Personal website

Academic Qualifications:

  • B.A. Kyoto Univ. 1943
  • D. Sc. Kyoto Univ. 1961

Discipline:

Ethnology, Comparative Study of Civilizations

Publications:

2003
An Ecological View of History - Japanese Civilization in the World Context, Edited by Harumi Befu, Translated by Beth Cary, Trans Pacific Press, Melbourne
1984
Il Giappone Nell'era Planetaria, Spirali Edizioni, Milano
1983
Le Japon à l'ère Planétaire, Publications Orientalistes de France, Paris

Awards:

1988
Asahi Prize
1988
Medal with Purple Ribbon
1990
The Japan Foundation Award
1991
Person of Cultural Merit
1994
Order of Culture
1999
Grand Cordon of the Order of the Sacred Treasure