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Ian Buruma (born December 28, 1951) is a British-Dutch writer and academic. Much of his work focuses on Asian culture, particularly that of 20th-century Japan.

He was born in The Hague, the Netherlands, to a Dutch father and British mother. He studied Chinese literature at Leiden University, and then Japanese film at Nihon University in Tokyo. He has held a number of editorial and academic positions, and has contributed numerous articles to the New York Review of Books. He has been noted as a "well-regarded European intellectual."

In 2000 he delivered the Huizinga Lecture — Neoromanticism of writers in exile — in the Pieterskerk in Leiden, The Netherlands. He has held fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C and St Antony's College, Oxford. In 2003 he became Luce Professor of Democracy, Human Rights & Journalism at Bard College, New York.

Since 2005 he has resided in New York, USA.

In 2008 Buruma was awarded the Erasmus Prize, which is awarded to an individual who has made "an especially important contribution to culture, society or social science in Europe."

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Total Books: 88
Their Promised Land My Grandparents in Love and War
2017 - Their Promised Land My Grandparents in Love and War (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780143109952
ISBN-10: 0143109952
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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The Wages of Guilt Memories of War in Germany and Japan
2015 - The Wages of Guilt Memories of War in Germany and Japan (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781590178584
ISBN-10: 1590178580
Genre: History
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Theater of Cruelty
2014 - Theater of Cruelty (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781590177778
ISBN-10: 1590177770
Genres: Arts & Photography, History
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Year Zero A History of 1945
2014 - Year Zero a History of 1945 (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780143125976
ISBN-10: 0143125974
Genre: History
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Taming the Gods Religion and Democracy on Three Continents
Re-Imagining Japan The Quest for a Future That Works
Wages of Guilt Memories of War in Germany and Japan
2009 - Wages of Guilt Memories of War in Germany and Japan (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781843549604
ISBN-10: 1843549603
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The China Lover
2009 - The China Lover (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143116080
ISBN-10: 0143116088
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Bad Elements Chinese Rebels from LA to Beijing
2009 - Bad Elements Chinese Rebels From La to Beijing (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781843549635
ISBN-10: 1843549638
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The China Lover
2008 - The China Lover (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781594201943
ISBN-10: 1594201943
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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Murder in Amsterdam Liberal Europe Islam and the Limits of Tolerence
2007 - Murder in Amsterdam Liberal Europe Islam and the Limits of Tolerence (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143112365
ISBN-10: 0143112368
Genres: History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Europas englischer Traum
2007 - Europas Englischer Traum (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783423344210
ISBN-10: 3423344210
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Murder in Amsterdam The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance
Die Grenzen der Toleranz
2007 - Die Grenzen Der Toleranz (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783446208360
ISBN-10: 3446208364
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Asesinato En Amsterdam/ Murder in Amsterdam
2007 - Asesinato En Amsterdam/ Murder in Amsterdam [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788483067048
ISBN-10: 8483067048
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Glitter and Doom German Portraits from the 1920s
2006 - Glitter and Doom German Portraits From the 1920s [Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780300117882
ISBN-10: 0300117884
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Conversations with John Schlesinger
2006 - Conversations with John Schlesinger (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780375757631
ISBN-10: 0375757635
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
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Occidentalism A Short History of Anti-westernism
2005 - Occidentalism a Short History of Anti-westernism (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781843542889
ISBN-10: 1843542889
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Inventing Japan
2005 - Inventing Japan (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780753819753
ISBN-10: 0753819759
Genre: History
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Occidentalism The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies
2005 - Occidentalism the West in the Eyes of Its Enemies (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143034872
ISBN-10: 0143034871
Genre: Nonfiction
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Inventing Japan  1853-1964
2004 - Inventing Japan 1853-1964 [Modern Library Chronicles] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780812972863
ISBN-10: 0812972864
Genre: History
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2003 - La Creacion De Japon 1853-1964 / Inventing Japan 1853-1964 [Breve Historia / Brief History - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - Inventing Japan 1853-1964 [Modern Library Chronicles] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
The Rise of Modern Japan [UNIVERSAL HISTORY] (Hardcover)
Anglomania [SPANISH] (Paperback)