Michinori HashimotoResearch Group
Cultural History and Geoscience Research Group
Ph. D. (Literature)
Deciphering a medieval text.
CareerI graduated from the Department of History at Kyoto University with a master's and doctorate degree. From October 1993 I worked for Shiga Prefecture's Board of Education Executive Office, and the Lake Biwa Museum Project Office, Shiga Prefecture Board of Education. Since April, 1996 I have been working at the Lake Biwa Museum.
Specialty1. Elucidation of the social and economic restructuring of Japan during the 13th century.
2. The development of fishing in inland waters, especially Lake Biwa, during Japan's Medieval Period.
3. The influences of human activity on swamp and lake shore habitats during Japan's Medieval Period.
Key Words of ResearchMedieval Period of Japan, villages, communities, disputes, fishing.
Professional Society MembershipThe Japanese Society for Historical Studies, the Society of Historical Research.
Readily Accessible Research Contributions
- Hashimoto, M. 1999. A 13th-Century turning point of fishing rights and endemic fish-trap ('eri') technology in Lake Biwa, in relation to the role of village communities. Ancient Lakes: Their Cultural and Biological DiversityC Kenobi Productions BelgiumC pp.147-159.