HIRASE Takao, Professor

Reseach Topics

 

Research Theme : Ancient Chinese Territorial States


HIRASE Takao has been Professor at the Institute since 1999. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo in 1979, 1981, and 1997, respectively. At Tottori University, he served as Research Associate in 1981-1984, as Lecturer in 1984-1987, and as Associate Professor in 1987-90. He was Associate Professor at Kyushu University in 1990-1992. After having joined the Institute he was Associate Professor from 1992 to 1999. He has been doing research on the history of ancient China, especially of the Spring and Autumn Period and the Warring States Period.

His recent publications include An Empire of Characters and Sorcery, (Tokyo: Chuo Koron Shinsha, 2001, II + 280 pp.), Ancient Chinese Prophecy and Legitimacy (Tokyo: Kodansha, 2000, 246 pp.), The Text Critical Study of Zuo-juan , MSIOC (Tokyo: Kyuko Shoin, 1998, xiv + 681 + 34 pp.), A Study of Ancient Chinese Chronology: From the Viewpoint of Astronomy and the Calendar MSIOC (Tokyo: Kyuko Shoin, 1996, xi + 270 + 202 pp.), and Rearrangement of the Shi-ji Chronology, from 841 to 221 B.C.: Introduction to a Study of Ancient Chinese Chronology MSIOC (Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1995, v + 670 pp.).

The Memoirs of Institute of Oriental Cultureand The Monograph Series of the Institute of Oriental Culture are abbreviated in this section as MIOC and MSIOC.

Biography

Teaching

Research Achivements

    Books

  • HIRASE, Takao. 'Ren仁''s Origin and Ancient Mathmatical Principles ==On the basis of the 24shi's two 'Ren' Sphere Arguments and 'Tianli' Concepts -- Summary: Yuzankaku, 2016.11. (in Japanese) [Link]
  • HIRASE, Takao. A History of China 02:From the Time of City States to China Empire: Guangxi Normal University Press, 2015.1. (in Chinese)
  • HIRASE, Takao. All-encompassing Realm Named Bahong (Hakko to wa Nani ka): Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo; Kyuko-shoin, 2012.3. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. Toshi Kokka kara Chuka e:From the Time of City States to China Empire. Vol. 2 of The Chugoku no Rekishi:Chinese History. Tokyo: Kodansha, 2005. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. Kame no Hi to Seito --Ryoiki Kokka no Seito Shucho to Fukusu no Higashi-ajia Sakuho-taisei-kan:A Tortoice-based Stelae and the Legitimacy: Various Legitimism of Teritorial States and Several Views of the East Asian Foreign System. Tokyo: Hakuteisha, 2004. (in Japanese) [Link]
  • Hirase, Takao. "Shunju" to "Saden" --Sengoku no Shisho ga Kataru "Shijitsu", "Seito", Kokka-ryoiki-kan: The Chunqiu and the Zuozhuan --a Historical Fact, Legitimism, and a Concept of States' Territory. Tokyo: Chuo Koron Shinsha, 2003. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. Yomigaeru Moji to Jujutsu no Teikoku --Kodai In Shu Ocho no Sugao: Empire of the Revived Character and Magic --Unknown World of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties. Vol. 1593 of The Chuo Shinsho. Tokyo: Chuo Koron Shinsha, 2001. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. Chugoku kodai no Yogen-sho: Ancient Chinese Prophecy and Legitimacy. Tokyo: Kodansha, 2000. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Shiki" 2200 Nen no Kyojitsu --Nendai Mujun no Nazo to Kakusareta Seito-kan: 2200 Years Accumulated Truth and Falshood of the Shiji. Tokyo: Kodansha, 2000. (in Japanese)
  • Ogata, Isamu and Takao Hirase etc. Chugoku-shi:Chinese History. Vol. 3 of The Sekai Kakkoku-shi:The history of Each Country in the World. Tokyo: Yamakawa Shuppansha, 1998. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. Saden no Shiryo Hihan-teki Kenkyu: The Text Critical Study of Zuo-zhuan(Chinese Summary) Tobunken kiyo bessatsu:MSIOC. Tokyo: Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo; Kyuko Shoin, 1998. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao and Isamu Ogata. Chuka Bummei no Tanjo:The Birth of Chinese Culture. Vol. 2 of The Sekai no Rekishi:History of the World. Tokyo: Chuo Koronsha, 1998. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. Chuka no Keisei to Toho Sekai: Formation of China and Eastern World. Edited by Kazuyuki Tsuruma etc. Vol. 3 of The Iwanami Koza Sekai Rekishi. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 1998. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. Chugoku Kodai Kinen no Kenkyu --Temmon to Koyomi no Kento kara: A Study of Ancent Chinese Chronology --From the Vewpoint of Astronomy and the Calender(Chinese Summary). Vol. 18 of The Toyo-bunka Kenkyu-sho sokan:MSIOC. Tokyo: Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo; Kyuko Shoin, 1996. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. Shimpen Shiki To-Shu nempyo --Chugoku Kodai Kinen no Kenkyu Josho:Rearrangement of the Shi-ji Chronology, from 841 to 221 B.C. --Introduction to a Study of Ancient Chinese Chronology(English and Chinese Summary). Vol. 15 of The Toyo-bunka Kenkyu-sho sokan:MSIOC. Tokyo: Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo; University of Tokyo Press, 1995. (in Japanese) [Link]
  • Hirase, Takao. Shunju Shin-koku "Koba meisho" Jitai Tsuran --Sansei-sho Shutsudo Moji Shiryo: Comparative Character Table of Houma-Mengshu Made in Jin State in the Spring and Autumn Period --Ancient Character Excavated in Shanxi Province. Vol. 15 of The Tokyo Daigaku Toyo-bunka Kenkyu-sho Fuzoku Toyo-gaku Bunken Senter Sokan Besshu. Tokyo: Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo, 1988. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. Tottori Daigaku Shozo Bunka-zai Seiri Kampo. Tottori: Tottori University, 1988. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao and Masahiro Harada. Okumadan Iseki G-ku Hakkutsu Chosa Hokoku-sho. Tottori: Tottori University, 1985. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. Hakko Towa Nanika: All-encompassing Realm Named Bahong Tobunken kiyo bessatsu:MSIOC. Tokyo: Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo; Kyuko Shoin,. (in Japanese)
  • Edited Books

  • TARASHIMA Satoshi, HIRASE Takao, MIWA Shizuka, ed. A catalogre of the Tokyo National Museum Cllection of "Chinese historical sites photos" Formerly Owned by Takeshima Takuichi: The Research and Information Center for Asian Studies, The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo, 2015.2. (in Japanese)
  • HIRASE Takao, SHIOZAWA Hirohito, SEKI Noriko, NOKUBO Masatugu, ed. Catalogue of Old Architectural Photos Formerly Owned by the Institute for Oriental Culture: The Research and Information Center for Asian Studies, The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo, 2014.2. (in Japanese)
  • 平勢隆郎 監修Budda to Shin no Shiko-tei: kodai Ajia to Kan Teikoku:Buddha and Shihuangdi of Qin: Ancient Asia and Han Empire. Vol. 3 of The Gakushu Manga Sekai no Rekishi:Learning Cartoon World History. Tokyo: Shueisha, 2002. (in Japanese)
  • Articles and Book Chapters

  • HIRASE, Takao PINGSHI Longlang. "Characteristics of the Jinben Zhushujinian." Zhushujinian Yanjiu: Guandong Normal University Press, 2015.6 : 152-191. (in Chinese)
  • HIRASE, Takao. "Calendar Sources from the Qin Period Liye Archeological Site (English Summary)."Shutsudo Shiryo Kenkyu, no. 19 2015.3.
  • HIRASE, Takao PINGSHI Longlang. "Form of the Hanshu and its Editor Banggu." Jinian Fangshiming Xiansheng Xueshu Lunwenji, Shilinhuizhu史林揮麈: Shanghai Guji Press, 2015.1 : 168-175. (in Chinese)
  • HIRASE, Takao PINGSHI Longlang. "The First person of Chu King in the Warring States Period." International Conference of "Chujian Chu Wenhua yu XianQin Lishi Wenhua": Hubei Jiaoyu Press, 2013.8 : 529-541. (in Chinese)
  • HIRASE, Takao PINGSHI Longlang. "The Old and New Problem on Four Gurdian Angels." International Conference on Confucianism: Wenhua Yishu Press, 2012.8 : 435-439. (in Chinese)
  • HIRASE, Takao. "All-encompassing Realm named Bahong八紘(English Summary)." "Hakko" to wa Nani ka: Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo; Kyuko-shoin, 2012.3 : 1-30.
  • HIRASE, Takao. "All-encompassing Realm named Bahong八紘(Chinese Summary)." "Hakko" to wa Nani ka: Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo; Kyuko-shoin, 2012.3 : 31-48.
  • HIRASE, Takao PINGSHI Longlang. "Several Standpoints on the First Time Ages of the Xizhou Dynasty." Shijixue yu Shijie Hanxue: Tangshan Press, 2011.5 : 235-265. (in Chinese)
  • HIRASE, Takao PINGSHI Longlang. "Hewei Youxia de "Ruhua儒化"--The Appearance Background of the Influencial Person's Stelae." International Conference of "Jinian Xian Beilin Jiubaiershi Zhounian Huadan": Wenwu Press, 2008.10 : 92-126. (in Chinese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Dongya Cefeng Tizhi yu Guifubei:The East Asian Foreign System and the Tortoice-based Stelae." Dongya Wenhuaquan de Xingcheng yu Fazhan: Zhengzhi Fazhi Pian. Taibei: Faculty of History, National Taiwan University, 2003. (in Chinese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Shunju, Sengoku:The Spring and Autumn Period, the Warring States Period." Chugoku-shi 1 Senshi~Go-Kan. Edited by Michio Matsumaru, Sekai Rekishi Taikei. Tokyo: Yamakawa Shuppansha, 2003. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Zhongguo Gudai Zhengtong de Xifu: Suceeded Legitimacy of Ancient China." Dai Yikkai Chugoku-shi-gaku Kokusai Kaigi Kenkyu Hokoku-shu Chugoku no Rekishi Sekai --togo no System to Tagen-teki Hatten. Hachioji: Tokyo Metropolitan University Press, 2002. (in Chinese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Uranai, Yogen, Soshite "Rekishi" --Dokusho Annai: Fortuntellng, Prediction and History --Foundamental Books." Rekishi to jikan. Vol. 2, Rekishi o tou. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2002. (in Japanese)
  • Takao, Hirase. "Moji no Hassei to Tenkai: Appearance and Development of of Han Character." Senshi In Shu. Edited by Shu Takahama and Hidenori Okamura. Vol. 1, Sekai Bijutsu Daizen-shu Toyo-hen. Tokyo: Shogakukan, 2000. (in Japanese)
  • Takao, Hirase. "In Shu Ocho no Jidai:The Age of Shang and Zhou kingdom." Sekai Yondai Bummei Chugoku Bummei-ten: A Mysterious World of Ancient Designs : Lacquer Ware from the Tombs of Hubei, China. Tokyo: NHK, NHK Promotions, 2000. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Gakukun Keisetsu:Ejun Qijie." Chugoku kokuho-ten: Chinese National Treasure. Tokyo: Asahi Shimbunsha, 2000. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Chikukan Shakumon, Kaisetsu:Conversion of Old Han Character of Banboo Script into New one, a Commentary." Urushi de Egakareta Shimpi no Sekai:A Mysterious World of Ancient Designs : Lacquer Ware from the Tombs of Hubei, China. Edited by Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsu-kan. Tokyo: The Toyota Foundation, 1998. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Shilun Xizhou Jinian:A New Attempt about Xizhou Chronology."Wuwang ke Yin zhi nian yanjiu, Beijing: 北京師範大学出版社 1997. (in Chinese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Chugoku kodai no Koyomi ni Okeru Hi to Mizu: Water and Fire Concept on the Old Chinese Calendar." Egami Namio Sensei Beiju Kinen Ronshu Bummei-gaku Genron:Principle of Cultural Study, Memory of Egami Namio. Edited by Kodai Oriento Hakubutsu-kan. Tokyo: Yamakawa Shuppansha, 1995. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Shunju Sengoku jidai Sokoku Ryoiki no Kakudai ni Tsuite:The Expansion of Chu Kingdom in the Pre-Qin Period."Nit-Chu bunka kenkyu, Tokyo: Bensey Publishing 7 1995. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Doryoko no Toitsu towa Nani ka, -Rekiho, Shogenho tono Kakawari o Tegakari ni-: What is the Unification of Weighs and Measures ―With Relation to the Calendar and the Chengyuan Method―." Shin no Shiko-tei to sono jidai-ten zuroku:Shikotei of Qing Dynasty and Exhibition Catalogue of his era. Edited by Setagaya Bijutsu-kan, Nihon Hoso Kyokai and NHK promoshon, 1994. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Kosen (Chugoku):Chinese Old Money." Higashi-Ajia no keitai sekai:Form World of Eastern Asia. Edited by Masanori Aoyagi and Yoshiaki Nishino. Tokyo: The University Museum The University of Tokyo, The University of Tokyo Press, 1994. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Sei-Shu Kinen ni Kansuru Shiron:Western Zhou Chronology."Chugoku shigaku:Studies in Chinese history, Tokyo: 中国史学会 4 1994. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Sengoku jidai Joshu no Sodatsu: Mes-So, Metsu-Etsu Mondai o Chushin to Shite:Scramble for Xuzhou in the Warring States Period—Mainly in Connection with the Destruction of Two Country, Song and Yue." Higashi-Ajia ni Okeru Seisan to Ryutsu no Rekishi-shakai-gaku-teki Kenkyu. Edited by Mamoru Kawakatsu. Fukuoka: Chugoku Shoten, 1993. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Soko Otsuhensho no Rekishi-teki Yigi:Historical Significance of Two-Tone Set-Bells of Marquis Yi." Soko Otsu bo. Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Shimbunsha, 1992. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Bianzhong de Sheji yu Chicun Yiji Sanfen Sunyifa:Proportion, Measure Scale and Pythagorean Scale of Two-Tone Set-Bells." Zenghou Yi mu bianzhong yanjiu. Wuhan, China: 湖北省博物館・アメリカカリフォルニア大學サンディエゴ校・湖北省對外文化交流協會, 1992. (in Chinese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "Inaba Kodai no Sekizo Gijutsu:Ancient Tecnology of Stone Structure in Inaba(Tottori)." San'in chiho no chiiki sangyo shinko ni kansuru kiso-teki kenkyu, Showa 61 Nendo Tokutei Kenkyu-hi Kyoiku-gakubu Kenkyu Hokoku-sho. Tottori: Tottori University, 1987. (in Japanese)
  • Hirase, Takao. "So-o to Kenkun:Chu King and the Lord of Xian (English Summary)."Shigaku Zasshi, Tokyo: The Historical Society of Japan 90, no. 2 1981. (in Japanese)
  • Conference Proceedings

  • HIRASE, Takao. "Form of the Hanshu and its Editor Banggu." Presented at the International Workshop of "Bang Gu and his Han shu",July 3th-15th,2012, Center for Asvanced Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany, July 2012.

Contact

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