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Shūmei Ōkawa

Japanese nationalist intellectual


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Shūmei Ōkawa was a Japanese nationalist and Pan-Asianist writer, known for his publications on Japanese history, philosophy of religion, Indian philosophy, and colonialism.Background Ōkawa was born in Sakata, Yamagata, Japan in 1886. He graduated from Tokyo Imperial University in 1911, where he had studied Vedic literature and classical Indian philosophy. After graduation, Ōkawa worked for the Imperial Japanese Army General Staff doing translation work. He had a sound knowledge of German, French, English, Sanskrit and Pali.

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Hosei University

Private university in Tokyo, Japan

Takushoku University


University of Tokyo

National research university in Tokyo, Japan

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#4641 World Rank
#20387 World Rank
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