Marius Jansen

Marius Berthus Jansen (April 11, 1922 – December 10, 2000)[1] was an American academic, historian, and Emeritus Professor of Japanese History at Princeton University.[2]

He was born in the Netherlands, and graduated from Princeton in 1943, having majored in European history of the Renaissance and Reformation.[3]

He was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences[2] and president of the Association for Asian Studies in 1976.

Selected works

In a statistical overview derived from writings by and about Marius Jansen, OCLC/WorldCat encompasses roughly 100+ works in 300+ publications in 12 languages and 13,900+ library holdings.[4]

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See also


  1. Library of Congress Authority File: Jansen, Marius B.; retrieved 2011-07-14
  2. 1 2 3 4 Princeton University, Office of Communications, "Professor Marius Berthus Jansen, scholar of Japanese history, dies," December 13, 2000.
  3. The New York Times Marius B. Jansen, 78, Scholar Of Japanese History and Culture December 26, 2000
  4. WorldCat Identities: Jansen, Marius B.
  5. Japanese Today Harvard University Press Books
  6. The Making of Modern Japan Harvard University Press Books
  7. Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Japan): Culture 2000.


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