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

KUMAKURA Isao
KUMAKURA Isao
National Museum of Ethnology・Professor Emeritus
Research Specialization
Individual Research Projects
Personal website

Academic Qualifications:

  • B.A. Tokyo Univ. of Education 1965
  • M.A. Tokyo Univ. of Education 1968
  • D.Litt. Tokyo Univ. of Education 1978

Geographical areas of Interest:

Japan, East Asia.

Discipline:

History of Japanese culture

Publications:

2001
Notes on the Japanese Collection of Count Bourbon Bardi at the Museo d'Arte Orientale di Venezia (ed. by KUMAKURA Isao & Josef Kreiner) Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology Vol.25 No.4 pp.641-668
2001
"The Tea Ceremony Collection:The Prehistory of Private Art Museums", Senri Ethnological Studies no.54,Japanese Civilization in the Modern World XVII,pp.105-118, National Museum of Ethnology
2000
"Notes on the Japanese Collection at the Musee de l'Homme, Paris" Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology vol.24 No.4, pp.873-892
1995
"Geino and Patrons, Japanese Civilization in the Modern World XI, "(Edited) Tadao Umesao, Brian Powell, Isao Kumakura,Senri Ethonological Studies, No.40 National Museum of Ethnology

Exhibitions:

2002
Wrapping Culture: Furoshiki and Wrapping Cloths of the World(2002.10.03- 2003.01.14)