John J. Stephan was awarded the Japan Culture Translation prize in 1973.
John J. Stephan was awarded the Japan Culture Translation Prize in 1973. From 1970 until 2001 he taught modern Japanese history at the University of Hawai'i, where he is now emeritus professor of history.
A disquieting book, which shatters several historical illusions that have almost come to be accepted as facts. It will remind historians how complex and ambiguous history really is. - American Historical Review