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William Wheeler ― A Young American Professor in Meiji Japan
Tetsuro Takasaki/translated by Kazue E. Campbell

判型: A5 上製
頁数: 264
ISBN: 978-4-8329-0356-2
Cコード: C3023
発行日:2009-12-25
定価: 3,456円 (本体価格3,200円+税)

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●本書の特徴

W.S.クラークの後を継ぎ,札幌農学校教頭として多くの優れた人材を世に送り出し,また札幌の時計台・北大のモデルバーン・豊平橋を設計するなど,北大と北海道に多くの業績を残した人物の英文評伝。
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Preface Cultivating the Spirit in the Wilderness

1 The Pride of Frontiersmen in America
[A SKETCH] April 19. A Drum and Fife Band
 William Wheeler and His Family
 The Wheelers and the History of Concord/ Concord and Unitarianism
 Transcendentalism and Concord
 Ralph Waldo Emerson/ Henry David Thoreau

2 Two Williams,Wheeler, the Gifted Student,and President Clark
 [A SKETCH] Wheeler Confronts President Clark during a Strike
 The Youngest Student of Massachusetts Agricultural College
 David P. Penhallow on Clark
 William Wheeler, Student of Versatile Talent
 Curriculum at the Agricultural College
 Wheeler and Student Strikes
 Graduation with Honors/ Jobs after Graduation

3 To Japan,the Land of the Rising Sun
 [SKETCH] Encounter with a Genuine Typhoon
 Hokkaido at the Beginning of the Meiji Period
 Kuroda Kiyotaka, the Director of the Kaitakushi
 Commissioner Capron Offers Himself as the Chief Advisor
 Capron and His Staff/ Capron Begins His Own Survey
 A Proposal by Capron for the Establishment of an Agricultural Clege
 The Influence of American Education in the Meiji Period
 A Young Energetic Civil Engineer in Concord
 The Establishment of Sapporo Agricultural College
 Preparation for the Visit to Japan/ Emerson's Recommendation
 The Contract, for Two Years Employment
 To Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun :from Philadelphia
 In San Francisco/ Arriving at Yokohama
 Meeting with the Leaders of the Kaitakushi
 Americanized Japanese Youth/ Grand River Festival in Tokyo
 Critical of Clark’s Attitude toward Media

4 Arriving at Sapporo
 [SKETCH] A Spirited Arrival
 Japan Still in the Grip of Feudalism/ Saw the Emperor
 To Hokkaido Aboard the Steamer “Gembu-maru”
 Tragic Outcome of a Gun Salute
 To Sapporo on Horse Back/ First Impression of the City of Sapporo
 Witnessing the First Baptism of a Student
 The Preparation for Classes/ Lofty Ambition :the Clark Spirit
 High Level Students/ Clark’s Image/ Clark’s Favorite Hymn

5 Young President of Sapporo Agricultural College
 [SKETCH] Drowning in Mountain Torrent
 Nicknames/ Meteorological Observations
 New System of Meteorological Observations
 Field Survey in Torrential Downpour
 As a Civil Engineer and Architect
 American Style Curriculum/ Sending Money Home
 The First New Year in Japan/ Suggested Change in Contract
 Advice for Future Railroads in Hokkaido
 Clark’s Plan for Departure
 Clark’s Farewell Words were Not Recorded by Wheeler
 Planning to Return Home Temporarily to Marry
 The Way Clark Left Japan/ Uchimura Kanzo on “Boys, be ambitious”
 Field Campaign During the Summer Vacation
 The First Year Ends; the Second Summer Begins
 Reconstruction of the Toyohira Bridge
 The Second Class of Students have Arrived/ A Group of Elites
 Plan to Invite Edward Emerson, the Son of the Philosopher
 The Farm at Nanae
 The Contract Issue :No Renewal of Contract for Clark
 Leave of Absence Officially Granted/ Before Departing for Home

6 Temporary Absence and Marriage
 [SKETCH] Poem of a Thimble
 A Temporary Return Home to Marry Fannie Hubbard
 The Return Trip to Japan Together/ Back in Japan
 Enomoto Takaaki’s Visit to Sapporo
 A Quiet and Undemonstrative Family
 How a Japanese Official Remembers Fannie
 The Completion of the Military Hall Designed by Wheeler
 The First New Year to Celebrate as a Married Couple
 Big Fire in Sapporo
 Further Extension of the Stay in Japan to the End of the Year
 Fannie Takes Pleasure in Riding/ Field Survey
 The Departure Draws Near/ The Day They Left Sapporo
 In Tokyo/ The Desire for an Independent Occupation

7 Energetic Pursuit of his Profession at Home
 [SKETCH] Receiving the Order of the Rising Sun
 “Late Civil Engineer to the Imperial Colonial Department, Japan”
 Pursuit of his Interest as an Inventor
 Pursuit of his Profession as Civil and Hydraulic Engineer
 Devotion to Public Service/ On Japanese Education
 Harvey Wheeler Community Center
 “Wheeler House”at his Alma Mater
 The End of a Unique Life/ Modest Grave/ The End of Fannie’s Life

Appendix “Memoir of William Wheeler”by Woodward Hudson
Postscript My America, my Japan, my Sapporo
Translator's Acknowledgments
●著者紹介

Tetsuro Takasaki(Tetsuro Takasaki)
Born in 1948 in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.
Reporter for NHK,Japan Broadcasting Association,Professor for Teikyo University,Guest researcher at the Public Works Research Institute, Part-time lecturers at some universities. Wrote more than 20 books. Novelist, engineering researcher.

Kazue E. Campbell(Kazue E. Campbell)
Taught Japanese language,culture,press,linguistics,and history of the Japanese
language at some universities, most recently at Boston University (1985-2006).
Editor of Kodansha’s Encyclopedia of Japan.



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