Ezra Vogel

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Ezra Vogel
Vogel at the National Library of China in 2013
Ezra Feivel Vogel

(1930-07-11)July 11, 1930
DiedDecember 20, 2020(2020-12-20) (aged 90)
Academic background
Alma mater
Doctoral advisorTalcott Parsons
Academic work
Main interestsEast Asian history

Ezra Feivel Vogel (traditional Chinese: 傅高義; simplified Chinese: 傅高义; pinyin: Fù Gāoyì; July 11, 1930 – December 20, 2020) was an American scholar and japanologist. He was the Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University. He wrote about modern Japan, China, Korea, and Asia. He was known for his 1978 volume Japan as Number One: Lessons for America. In 2011, he won the Lionel Gelber Prize.

Vogel died at a hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts from surgery-related problems on December 20, 2020 at the age of 90.[1]

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  1. エズラ・ボーゲル氏死去 ジャパン・アズ・ナンバーワン (in Japanese). 朝日新闻. December 21, 2020. Archived from the original on December 21, 2020. Retrieved December 21, 2020.