Selected English-Language Works on Japanese Coal Mining

Compiled by Donald Smith

Collick, R.M.V. "Labour and Trades Unionism in the Japanese Coal Mining Industry, 1850-1935." Ph.D. Diss, Oxford Univ., 1970.

Culter, Suzanne.Managing Decline: Japan's Coal Industry Restructuring and Community Response. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1999.

Hane, Mikiso. Peasants, Rebels, and Outcastes: the Underside of Modern Japan. New York : Pantheon, 1982.

Laura E. Hein. Fueling Growth: the Energy Revolution and Economic Policy in Postwar Japan. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1990.

Hokkaido Colliery and Railway Co. A Brief Outline of the Mining Department of the Hokkaido Colliery and Railway Co. Tokyo: Hokkaido Colliery and Railway Co., 1903. Microfiche edition. Research Publications International, Woodbridge, Ct., 1992.

Ichihara Hiroshi. "The Formation of Labor Management in the Japanese Coal Mining Industry: a Social Historical View," Josai Kokusai Daigaku Kiyo Vol. 5, No. 1 (March 1997), pp. 65-83.

International Labor Organization. Industrial Labor in Japan. Studies and Reports Series A (Industrial Relations) No. 37. Geneva: ILO, 1933.

--------. The World Coal-Mining Industry. Studies and Reports Series B (Economic Conditions) No. 31. Geneva: ILO, 1938.

Ishimoto Shidzue. Facing Two Ways: the Story of My Life. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1984. [orig. published 1935 by Farrar and Rinehart, New York]

Kasuga, Yutaka. Transfer and Development of Coal-mine Technology in Hokkaido. Tokyo: United Nations University, 1982.

Lewis, Michael. Rioters and Citizens: Mass Protest in Imperial Japan. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.

Mathias, Regine. "Female Labour in the Japanese Coal Mining Industry," in Janet Hunter, ed., Japanese Women Working. London and New York: Routledge, 1993.

[Mitsui Bussan Kaisha?]. Miike Coal, With a Description of the Coalfield, the Quality of the Coal, Testimonials From Consumers, Together With Sailing Directions for the Ports of Shipment, Kuchinotzu and Misumi, Customs Regulations, Telegraph Code, Etc., Etc. Shanghai: [Mitsui Bussan Kaisha?], 1893.

Mitsui Kozan Kabushiki Kaisha [Mitsui Mining]. The Mining Enterprise of the Mitsui Firm. Tokyo, Mitsui Mining, 1910.

--------. Notes on the Coal and Other Mines Owned by the Mitsui Mining Company, Tokyo, Japan. St. Louis Exhibition ed. [Tokyo: Mitsui Mining Company?], 1904.

Murakushi Nisaburo. Technology and Labour in Japanese Coal Mining. Tokyo: United Nations University, 1980.

--------. The Transfer of Coal-Mining Technology From Japan to Manchuria and Manpower Problems -- Focusing on the Development of the Fushun Coal Mines. Tokyo: United Nations University, 1981.

Nishinarita Yutaka. "The Coal Mining Industry," in Nakamura Masanori, ed., Technology Change and Female Labour in Japan, pp. 59-96. Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 1994.

Price, John. Japan Works: Power and Paradox in Postwar Industrial Relations. Ithaca, N.Y.: ILR/ Cornell University Press, 1997.

Sasaki Junnosuke. Modes of Traditional Mining Techniques. Tokyo: United Nations University, 1980.

Smith, W. Donald. "Ethnicity, Class and Gender in the Mines: Korean Workers in Japan's Chikuho Coal Field, 1917-1945," Ph.D. dissertation, University of Washington, 1999.

"The 1932 Aso Coal Strike: Korean-Japanese Solidarity and Conflict." Korean Studies No. 20 (1996), pp. 94-122.

--------. "Sorting Coal and Pickling Cabbage: Korean Women in the Japanese Mining Industry," in Gendering Modern Japanese History, Barbara Molony and Kathleen Uno, eds. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, forthcoming.

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, Economic and Scientific Section. Japanese Coal Mine Housing. Tokyo: GHQ, SCAP, 1948.

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, Natural Resources Section. Coal Fields of Eastern Honshu, Japan. Natural Resources Section Report 120. Tokyo: GHQ, SCAP: 1949.

--------. Coal Fields of Hokkaido, Japan, Other Than Ishikari. Natural Resources Section Report 133. Tokyo: GHQ, SCAP: 1950.

--------. Ishikari Coal Field, Hokkaido. Natural Resources Section Report 1??. Tokyo: GHQ, SCAP: 1947.

--------. The Coal Fields of Kyushu. Natural Resources Section Report 103. Tokyo: GHQ, SCAP: 1948.

--------. Coal Fields of Western Honshu, Japan. Natural Resources Section Report 132. Tokyo: GHQ, SCAP: 1950.

--------. Safety in Japanese Coal Mines. Natural Resources Section Report 140. Tokyo: GHQ, SCAP: 1951.

United States, Army Service Forces. Civil Affairs Handbook: Japan. Section 6. Natural resources. Washington, 1944.

United States, Department of State, Office of Economic Security Policy. Administration of Coal Production in Japan. [Washington], 1946.

United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Coals and Metals in Japan's War Economy.

[Washington], Basic Materials Division, 1947.

World Engineering Congress. Guide-Book of Excursion: Fukuoka, Government Steel Works, Chikuho Coal-Field, Miike Colliery. Tokyo: World Engineering Congress, 1929.