Ryūsaku Tsunoda facts for kids
Ryūsaku Tsunoda in his Columbia University classroom
September 8, 1877|
Gunma prefecture, Japan
|Died||November 29, 1964
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Tsunoda was responsible for the early growth of the Japanese language and literature collection at Columbia's library.
- "His vocation was teaching, not writing. His joy as a teacher lay in communicating knowledge directly and enthusiastically to his students.... "
According to Sir George Sansom, Tsunoda was the "father of Japanese studies in America".
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