Irwin Scheiner

Professor Emeritus


B.A., Queens College

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Representative Publications

Christian Converts and Social Protest in Meiji Japan (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1970).

Japanese Thought in the Tokugawa Period: Methods and Metaphors, with Tetsuo Najita, eds. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978).

"Socialism, Liberalism and Marxism," with Peter Duus, Cambridge History of Japan, vol. VI (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989).

"The Japanese Village: Imagined, Real, Contested," in Mirror for Modernity, ed. Stephan Vlastos (University of California Press, Berkeley, 1998).

"Review Essay: The Ashio Riot of 1907: A Social History of Mining in Japan," Social Science Japan Journal, vol. 3, #2, October 2000.

"Marx vs. Area Studies: Social Science Illusions," in Japan in the World, the World in Japan, University of Michigan Press, 2000.