Historians and the Taisho Statesmen (ICPSR 7608)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
Richard Chang


Version V1

This data collection contains data from questionnaire sent to 68 historians in Japan for their assessments of 18 statesmen active during the Taisho period in Japan (1912-1926). The data include biographical information on the respondents, such as birthplace, year of birth, Marxist or non-Marxist affiliation, university of graduation, status (e.g., professor, assistant professor, or doctoral candidate), faculty (discipline), and academic specialization. The file also includes the historians' assessments of the Taisho statesmen on an interval scale of five, from most important, most influential to least important, least influential. For a related data collection, see HISTORIANS AND THE MEIJI STATESMEN (ICPSR 7653)

Chang, Richard. Historians and the Taisho Statesmen. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07608.v1

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In this sample, 68 historians were interviewed who had knowledge of the level of influence of various statesmen in the Taisho period.

Japanese historians.

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