Abe Isoo and baseball - New social relations beyond the family-state institution

Masako Gavin

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Abstract

Abe Isoo, who was a professor of economics at Waseda University, is regarded as the father of both socialism and basebal in Japan. In 1901, as well as establishing the first socialist party in Japan, the Social Democratic party (Shakai minshuto), he formed the Waseda University Baseball Club, appointing himself as its president.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRethinking Japanese modernism
EditorsR. Starrs
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherBrill
Pages452-470
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9789004211308
ISBN (Print)9789004210035, 9004210032
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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