FURUICHI Akira received his Ph.D. (2004) in Literature from Osaka City University. He had job at the Osaka Museum of History from 2001 to 2005, and he belonged to Hanazono University from 2006 to 2009. In 2009, he became a member of Kobe University.
Fields of Specialization
Japanese Ancient History
Japanese Ancient Kingship and local communities
Japanese ancient Buddhism
- Logic for Domination in Japanese Ancient Kingship. Tokyo: Hanawa-shobo, 2009
- Ruling Structure and the Development of the Wa Kingship Journal of Jananese History. Kyoto: The Japanese Soeiety of Historical Studies, 2013