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Yokohama, Kobe, Nagasaki
Chinatowns in the World
Prof. Kiyomi YAMASHITA
University of Tsukuba
Human Geography (Cultural Geography, Ethnic Geography)
Born in 1951( in Fukuoka, Japan)
B.A., Geography, Tokyo University of Education (Tokyo Kyouiku Daigaku)
M.A., Geography, University of Tsukuba
DSc., Geography, University of Tsukuba, 1986
Dissertation: A Geographical Study on Segregation of the Chinese Dialect Groups in Singapore
1982: Research Associate, Division of Human Geography, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba
1983-1997: Lecturer/ Associate Professor/ Professor, Faculty of Education, Akita University
1997- 2004: Professor, Faculty of Regional Development Studies, Toyo University
2004-present: Professor, Doctoral Program of Geoenvironment, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Major Research Works
2002, Chinese Communities in Southeast Asia and Emigrant Homelands
an Human Geographical Study on the Ethnic Chinese and Chinatowns,
Tokyo: Kokon Shoin (in Japanese).
2000, Chinatowns: A Global Network of Ethnic Chinese, Tokyo: Maruzen (in Japanese).
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1993, (with N. Takahashi et al.), Reading World Maps: An Illustrated World Geography, Tokyo: Taimeido (in Japanese).
1988, Chinese Community in Singapore, Tokyo: Taimeido (in Japanese).
1987, Chinatowns in Southeast Asia, Tokyo: Kokon Shoin (in Japanese).
2003, Formation and development of Chinatown in Japan: Chinatowns as tourist spots in Yokohama, Kobe and Nagasaki. Geographical Review of Japan, Vol.76, 910-923. (in English)
2001, Changes and the State of the Chinese Community in South Korea: Disappeared Chinatowns in Seoul and Inchon, A Journal of Regional Development Studies, Vol.4 (in Japanese with English abstract).
1998, A Geographical Study on Food Culture of the Ethnic Chinese in Southeast Asia: The Case of Singapore and Malaysia, A Journal of Regional Development Studies, Vol.1 (in Japanese with English abstract).
1992, Contribution of Japanese Geographers to the Study of Southeast Asia after World War II, Annals of the Japan Association of Economic Geographers, Vol.38, No.1 (in Japanese with English abstract).
1987, Breakdown of the Residential Segregation of Chinese Dialect Groups in Singapore, Science Report, Sect.A The Institute of Geoscience, The University of Tsukuba, Vol.8 (in English)
1986, The Residential Segregation of Chinese Dialect Groups in Singapore: With Focus on the Period Before ca. 1970, Geographical Review of Japan, Vol. 59 (Ser.B)、No.2 (in English)