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[No Photo] Professor Ian NISH
Professor Emeritus of International History

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6687
Email: a.swain@lse.ac.uk
STICERD ,  32L 3.27 A


Publications on LSE Research Online book

Research Interests:
  • Japanese foreign policy
  • Japanese politics
  • Russia's East Asian policy
  • Anglo-Japanese relations
Selected Publications:
  • Nichi-Ei Kotsushi, 1600-20002 vols. (ed. With Yoichi Kibata), University Press, Tokyo, 2000

  • History of Anglo-Japanese Relations, 1600-20002 vols. (ed. with Yoichi Kibata), Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2000

  • Iwakura Mission in America and EuropeCurzon Press, Richmond, 1998

  • Japan's Struggle with Internationalism: Japan, China and the League of Nations 1931-3KPI, London, 1993

STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Taisho Studies
    Haruna Asonuma, Ayako Hotta-Lister, Ian Nish, Naraoka Sochi, May 2016
    Paper No' IS/2016/586: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • MEIJI JAPAN’S ASCENT TOWARDS WORLD POWER
    Ian Nish, July 2011
    Paper No' IS/2011/559: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • On the periphery of the Russo-Japanese war, Part 111
    Ian Nish, Mizuyo Oyama, December 2008
    Paper No' IS/2008/534: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • On the Periphery of the Russo-Japanese War Part II
    Ian Nish, David Steeds, May 2005
    Paper No' IS/2005/491: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • On the Periphery of the Russo-Japanese War - Part I
    John Chapman, Ian Nish, April 2004
    Paper No' IS/2004/475: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Studies in the Anglo-Japanese Alliance (1902-1923)
    Gordon Daniels, Janet Hunter, Ian Nish, David Steeds, January 2003
    Paper No' IS/2003/443: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Anglo-Japanese Alliance
    Ayako Hotta-Lister, Ian Nish, David Steeds, April 2002
    Paper No' IS/2002/432: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Japan in the 1950s
    Valdo Ferretti, Peter Lowe, Ian Nish, February 1997
    Paper No' IS/1997/322: Read Abstract
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5 in its International Dimension
    J Berryman, K Neilson, Ian Nish,  1994
    Paper No' IS/1994/278: Read Abstract
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Aspects of the Allied Occupation of Japan, Part II
    Susie Harries, edited by Ian Nish, L. van Poelgeest,  1991
    Paper No' IS/1991/229: Read Abstract
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Japan - Thailand Relations
    Nigel Brailey, Patrick Davis, Junzo Iida, Ian Nish,  1991
    Paper No' IS/1991/228: Read Abstract
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • East Asia in the Postwar Period, 1945-55
    Farooq Bajwa, Yoichi Kibata, edited by Ian Nish, Ann Trotter,  1991
    Paper No' IS/1991/225:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The Occupation of Japan 1945-52
    Akira Amakawa, Makoto Iokibe, Walter Miller, edited by Ian Nish,  1991
    Paper No' IS/1991/224:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The British Commonwealth and its Contribution to the Occupation of Japan, 1945-8
    W G Beasley, Sir Hugh Cortazzi, Bruce Kirkpatrick, T B Millar, edited by Ian Nish, July 1991
    Paper No' IS/1991/227: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Shigemitsu Studies
    Antony Best, Ian Nish, edited by Ian Nish, L. van Poelgeest, Takahiko Tanaka,  1990
    Paper No' IS/1990/219:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Shigemitsu Studies
    Antony Best, Ian Nish, edited by Ian Nish, L. van Poelgeest, Takahiko Tanaka,  1990
    Paper No' IS/1990/219:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The Soviet Union in East Asia
    Jonathan Haslam, edited by Ian Nish, Jon Pardoe, Zhang Yongjin,  1990
    Paper No' IS/1990/213:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The Social History of Occupied Japan: 1: Some Sources and Problems, 2: British Writings on Japanese History
    Gordon Daniels, Janet Hunter, Ian Nish, July 1990
    Paper No' JS/1990/214: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The Japanese Constitution of 1889
    Stephen S. Large, Ian Nish, Chuhei Sugiyama,  1989
    Paper No' IS/1989/208:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Educational and Technological Exchange in 19th Century Asia
    Oliver Checkland, E C.T. Chew, edited by Ian Nish, Chuhei Sugiyama,  1989
    Paper No' IS/1989/204:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Japan and the Second World War
    Toshiko Marks, edited by Ian Nish, R. John Pritchard,  1989
    Paper No' IS/1989/197:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Interwar Japan
    Janet Hunter, James W. Morley, Takafusa Nakamura, edited by Ian Nish,  1989
    Paper No' IS/1989/187:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Borrowing and Adaptation: Studies in Tokugawa, Meiji and Taisho Japan
    Naoki Hiraishi, Ian Nish,  1988
    Paper No' IS/1988/177:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • South Asia in International Affairs 1947-56
    Premen Addy, edited by Ian Nish, Anita Inder Singh, Takahiko Tanaka,  1987
    Paper No' IS/1987/166:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Aspects of the Korean War
    Akira Iriye, Olof Lidin, Peter Lowe, Ian Nish,  1987
    Paper No' IS/1987/152:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • German-Japanese Relations in the 1930s
    Nobutoshi Hagihara, Kiyoshi Ikeda, Ian Nish, edited by Ian Nish, Erich Pauer,  1986
    Paper No' IS/1986/140:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • German-Japanese Relations in the 1930s
    Nobutoshi Hagihara, Kiyoshi Ikeda, Ian Nish, edited by Ian Nish, Erich Pauer,  1986
    Paper No' IS/1986/140:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Anglo-Japanese Relations in the 1930s and 1940s
    A Adamthwaite, Yoichi Kibata, edited by Ian Nish,  1986
    Paper No' IS/1986/137:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Aspects of the Allied Occupation of Japan
    H Baerwald, Roger Buckley, edited by Ian Nish, Ann Trotter,  1986
    Paper No' IS/1986/131:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Anglo-Japanese Naval Relations
    John Chapman, Ian Gow, Kiyoshi Ikeda, edited by Ian Nish, Chit-Chung Ong,  1985
    Paper No' IS/1985/127:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • 1945 in South-East Asia - Part Two
    Ian Nish, Masaya Shiraishi,  1985
    Paper No' IS/1985/123:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • 1945 in South-East Asia - Part One
    Louis Allen, edited by Ian Nish, T. Smitabhindu, Judith Stowe,  1985
    Paper No' IS/1985/116:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Aspects of Anglo-Korean Relations
    Roger Bullen, James Hoare, Ian Nish,  1984
    Paper No' IS/1984/90:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The Tripartite Pact of 1940: Japan, Germany and Italy
    Ernest Bramsted, John Chapman, Jost Dulffer, edited by Ian Nish,  1984
    Paper No' IS/1984/107:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The British Commonwealth and the Occupation of Japan
    G Bolton, Gordon Daniels, G Goodman, Hamish Ion, Ian Nish, Eiji Takemae,  1983
    Paper No' IS/1983/78:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Some Aspects of Soviet-Japanese Relations in the 1930s
    B Bridges, John Chapman, Jonathan Haslam, Akira Iriye, edited by Ian Nish, Haruhiko Nishi,  1982
    Paper No' IS/1982/56:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The East Asian Crisis, 1945-1951 - The Problem of China, Korea and Japan
    Roger Dingman, Chihiro Hosoya, edited by Ian Nish, Ian Nish,  1982
    Paper No' IS/1982/49:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The East Asian Crisis, 1945-1951 - The Problem of China, Korea and Japan
    Roger Dingman, Chihiro Hosoya, edited by Ian Nish, Ian Nish,  1982
    Paper No' IS/1982/49:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Bakumatsu and Meiji: Studies in Japan's Economic and Social History
    Oliver Checkland, Gordon Daniels, Janet Hunter, J-P Lehmann, edited by Ian Nish, Shinya Sugiyama,  1982
    Paper No' IS/1982/42:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • The Russian Problem in East Asia
    Peter Lowe, edited by Ian Nish, Naotake Nobuhara, David Steeds,  1981
    Paper No' IS/1981/38:
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Some Foreign Attitudes to Republican China
    Dudley Cheke, Taichiro Mitani, edited by Ian Nish, David Steeds, Ann Trotter,  1980
    Paper No' IS/1980/16:
    Paper copy now out of print.