Nebraska Authors

Herschel F. Webb

Born 1924-10-31 David City, NE (USA)

Died 1983-01
Manhattan, NY (USA)

Places Lived

David City
Lincoln, NE
Chicago, IL
New York, NY

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Japanese History; Japanese Culture; Asian History; Asian Culture


Bachelor of Arts, 1949, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Master of Arts 1951, Columbia University, New York, NY
Ph.D., 1958, Columbia University, New York, NY


Associate Professor at Columbia University teaching Japanese History and Culture

Places Worked

Columbia University, New York, NY


Japan Society
Association for Asian Studies


An Introduction to Japan. 1955.
Reseach in Japanese Sources: A Guide.with M.G. Ryan, 1965.
The Japanese Imperial Institution in the Tokugawa Period. 1968.

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