Yoko Miyamoto is an independent scholar who studies the question of cross-cultural understandings and misunderstandings. Yoko has:
Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Keio University (Tokyo, Japan);
Master of Philosophy in History from the University of Manchester, England; and
Doktor der Philosophie in History from the University of Vienna, Austria.
Yoko was a research fellow at the Japan Society for the Advancement of Science, the Divinity School of the University of Chicago, and History Department of Northwestern University, and has published academic articles and translations.
Demystifying Confucianism explains Confucianism through classic novels. People of East Asia learn Confucian morality first through stories, rather than through the Analects. By introducing and explaining the classic stories and their relevance in the contemporary society, Demystifying Confucianism offers an easier way to understand East Asian culture.
2012 Dan Poynter's Ebook Awards Finalist.