Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology

2014 Edition
| Editors: Claire Smith

Tsude, Hiroshi

  • Takehiko Matsugi
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_2463

Basic Biographical Information

Hiroshi Tsude is a Japanese archaeologist and historian. He was born in Osaka in 1942. He graduated from Kozu High School and entered Kyoto University to study archaeology under mainly Yukio Kobayashi, who was famed for his empirical research on chiefly tombs and society in Kofun period. After his undergraduate studies, Hiroshi Tsude worked as a research associate at Kyoto University, when he excavated several tumuli in Otokuni district, Kyoto prefecture, to launch his own research of Kofun period.

In 1977 Hiroshi Tsude was appointed to the post of Associate Professor of Shiga University near Kyoto. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Osaka University. As an Associate Professor in the Department of Japanese History at Osaka University, Dr. Tsude fostered many archaeologists working on the Yayoi and Kofun period prehistoric periods in Japan through his research and education. Dr. Tsude continued this work until his retirement in 2005. He was promoted to...

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  1. Tsude, H. 1989. Nihon noko shakai no seiritsu katei. [Formation process of agricultural society in Japan.]Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten (in Japanese).Google Scholar
  2. - 2006. Zenpo-koen-fun to shakai. [Keyhole shaped tumuli and their social background.] Tokyo: Hanawa Shobo (in Japanese).Google Scholar

Further Reading

  1. Tsude, H. 1995. Archaeological theory in Japan, in P. Ucko (ed.) Theory in archaeology a world perspective: 298-311. London: Routledge.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Okayama UniversityOkayamaJapan