Saturday, 23 May 2015 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • The Left Matters - Now, More Than Ever

    Some leading Democrats seem to have a love-hate relationship with the left. Clearly, the left matters. Why, then, is it so difficult for progressives to get a seat at the table?

  • One Morning in Homan Square

    How does having a secretive, controversial police facility in the neighborhood affect the residents of Homan Square in Chicago? This comic shares insights from residents of the community.

Timothy S George

Timothy S George

Timothy S. George is Professor of History at the University of Rhode Island, where he teaches courses on modern Japan, modern China, East Asia, and Southeast Asia. He has also taught courses on modern Japan, East Asian environmental history, and democracy in East Asia at Harvard University as a lecturer in 1997-98 and a visiting professor in 2004-05. His publications include Minamata: Pollution and the Struggle for Democracy in Postwar Japan (2001), and he is co-translator of Harada Masazumi’s Minamata Disease and of Sait? Hisashi’s Niigata Minamata Disease. He has spent 16 years in Japan since 1962.

Other articles by this author

Fukushima in Light of Minamata

By Timothy S George, The Asia-Pacific Journal | News Analysis
GET DAILY TRUTHOUT UPDATES
Optional Member Code

FOLLOW togtorsstottofb


Timothy S George

Timothy S George

Timothy S. George is Professor of History at the University of Rhode Island, where he teaches courses on modern Japan, modern China, East Asia, and Southeast Asia. He has also taught courses on modern Japan, East Asian environmental history, and democracy in East Asia at Harvard University as a lecturer in 1997-98 and a visiting professor in 2004-05. His publications include Minamata: Pollution and the Struggle for Democracy in Postwar Japan (2001), and he is co-translator of Harada Masazumi’s Minamata Disease and of Sait? Hisashi’s Niigata Minamata Disease. He has spent 16 years in Japan since 1962.

Other articles by this author

Fukushima in Light of Minamata

By Timothy S George, The Asia-Pacific Journal | News Analysis