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Andrew Gordon

Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History

Andy Gordon directs the extensive Japan Disasters Archive and JapanMap, which preserve both real-time information related to the Sendai earthquake and tsunami of March 2011, as well as accounts of the aftermath.  As an historian of Modern Japan, Gordon is widely published on the topics of material culture, consumerism, economy and social system of Japan, including  A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present (3rd Edition, 2014).