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Professor Ian Nish


Ian Nish is Professor Emeritus of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science where he served from 1962 to 1991.  His main fields of interest and research are Japan's foreign relations and in particular her relations with China over the twentieth century.




Research Interests

  • Japan's foreign relations
  • Japan's relations with China over the twentieth century

Selected Publications

  • Allen, Mark and Nish, Ian (eds) (2011) War, Conflict and Security in Japan and the Asia-Pacific, 1941-52: The Writings of Louis Allen. Global Oriental Ltd.
  • Nish, Ian (ed) (2007) Japanese Envoys in Britain, 1862-1964. Global Oriental Ltd.
  • Nish, Ian (ed) (2003) Collected Writings of Professor Richard Storry. Japan Library and Edition Synapse, Surrey and Tokyo.
  • Nish, Ian (2002) Japanese Foreign Policy in the Interwar Period. Praeger, Westport, Connecticut and London.

In Japanese:

  • Nish, Ian (2004) Senkanki no Nihon gaiko. Minerva Press, Kyoto
  • Nish, Ian (2002) Obei kara Mita Iwakura Shisetsu-Dan. Minerva Press, Kyoto.