Toru Kubo

Name Toru Kubo                                                                      
Title Professor
Degree Master of Sociology
Specialty Modern Chinese Economic history
Theme of Research China’s Economic development in 20th Century
Professional Career

B.A. Course of Asian History, Faculty of Literature, Tokyo University, 1976

M.A. Course of Area Studies, Faculty of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University, 1979

Research Assistant, Institute of Oriental Culture, Tokyo University,1981-1987

Visiting Fellow, Institute of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 1984

Visiting Fellow, Institute of Economics, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, 1984

Associate Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Shinshu University, April 1988- March 1995

Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Shinshu University, April 1996 – present

Visiting Fellow, Institute of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 1997

Visiting Fellow, Institute of Economics, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, 1997

Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Literature, Graduate School of Tokyo University, 1999-2001

Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Graduate School of Tokyo University, 2004-2005

Selected publications

A Hundred Years of the Chinese Economy (in Japanese), Soken Shuppan, Kurume, 1991[the 2ndedition, 1995].

China’s Quest for Sovereignty in the Interwar Period: Tariff Policy and Economic Development (in Japanese), University of Tokyo Press, Tokyo, 1999.

Chinese Cotton Industry and Management in the Interwar Period (in Japanese), Kyuko Shoin,   Tokyo, 2005.

“The Tariff Policy of the Nationalist Government, 1929-36: A Historical Assessment”, edited by Kaoru Sugihara, Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949, Oxford University Press, 2005.

“The Shandong Economy in Relation to Germany and Japan-1910s-1930s-”,  Memoirs of the Research Department of the Toyo Bunko, No.64, 2006.

“The Koa-in”, Edited by Stephen R. Mackinnon, Diana Lary, and Ezra F. Vogel, China at War: Regions of China, 1937-1945, Stanford University Press, 2007.

“China’s Economic Development and the International Order of Asia”, in Akita, Shigeru ed., The International Order of Asia in the 1930s and1950s, Farnham: Ashgate, 2010, pp.233-254.

An Introduction to China’s Economic History (in Japanese), editor,  University of Tokyo Press,  Tokyo, 2012.