Marius Jansen

Marius Jansen

Marius Berthus Jansen (April 11, 1922-December 13, 2000)[1] was an American academic, historian, and Emeritus Professor of Japanese History at Princeton University.[2]

He was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.[2]


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.[3]

  • The Japanese and Sun Yat-sen (1951)
  • Sakamoto Ryōma and the Meiji Restoration (1961)
  • Changing Japanese Attitudes Toward Modernization (1965)
  • Japan and its World: Two Centuries of Change (1975)
  • Japan and China: from War to Peace, 1894-1972 (1975)
  • Japan in Transition, from Tokugawa to Meiji (1986)
  • The Making of Modern Japan (2000)



  1. ^ Library of Congress Authority File: Jansen, Marius B.; retrieved 2011-07-14
  2. ^ a b c d Princeton University, Office of Communications, "Professor Marius Berthus Jansen, scholar of Japanese history, dies," December 13, 2000.
  3. ^ WorldCat Identities: Jansen, Marius B.
  4. ^ Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Japan): Culture 2000.


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