Selected Essays on the History of Kitami City, Hokkaido, Japan
Author: Shimizu Shosuke, Professor Emeritus, Kitami Institute of Technology, Kitami City, Hokkaido, Japan; Director, Kitami City History Unit.
These essays were originally published in the Kitami City Monthly Newsletter, issues
from April 1988 to October 2004.
They have been selected from Visits in Hometown History:
Essays Commemorating the Centennial of Kitami City, Hokkaido, Japan, by Shimizu Shosuke, published by Kitami City, 1996.and Studies in Kitami History, by Shimizu Shosuke, published by Kitami City, 2007.
English translation: Graham Herd, Professor, Hokkai School of Commerce, Sapporo, formerly Hokkai-Gakuen University of Kitami.
Advice and assistance: Yoshida Kuniko, Kitami City.
- Lives Sacrificed to Build the Central Hokkaido (Kitami) Trunk Road - the State and Human Rights
- Peppermint Era Inns
- The Story of the Peony Garden
- The Inconvenient Journey between Sapporo and Nokkeushi - the Opening of the Ikeda Railway Line
- Mrs Pierson's Anti-Prostitution Campaign
- The Kodaiji Temple Oak
- Nashio Donku
- From the Diary of Chaki Yozo
- Requiem for a Fallen Soldier
- Tokoro River Floods
- Kitami Peppermint - Originally from Yamagata Prefecture
- The Origin of the Name Kitami
- River Logging
- A Photograph in the Pierson Memorial House The Reverend and Mrs Pierson with Novelist Arishima Takeo and Others
- Matsuura Takeshiro's Visit to Kitami
- From the Records of Hokkosha Pioneer Ito Kosuke