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Herbert P. Bix

- Wikipedia - Herbert_P._Bix
   "Herbert P. Bix (born 1938) is an American historian. He wrote Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan, an acclaimed account of the Japanese Emperor and the events which shaped modern Japanese imperialism, which won the Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction in 2001.
    ...Bix was born in Boston and attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He earned the Ph.D. in history and Far Eastern languages from Harvard University. He was a founding member of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars. For several decades, he has written about modern and contemporary Japanese history in the United States and Japan."
He was a 1956 graduate of Winthop High School:
- Herbert Bix, 1956 Echo, Winthrop High School, Winthrop Public Library
The 2001 Pulitzer Prize Winner in General Nonfiction
- Pulitzer Prize Website
"In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose sixty-three-year reign ushered Japan into the modern world. Never before has the full life of this controversial figure been revealed with such clarity and vividness."
 
 
 
Herbert P. Bix
- Herbert Bix reflects on academic career, Binghamton University, Dec. 12, 2012
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
HarperCollins, Published Sept. 4, 2001
Herbert Bix discusses his book on CSPAN
September 15, 2000
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