Book: Kyoyo toshite no Igirisu Kizoku Nyumon

By Naotaka Kimizuka
Shincho Shinsho JPY858 (tax Incl.)
Naotaka Kimizuka (Professor, Kanto Gakuin Univ. and a JBS member) introduces British nobility in this book. There have been various difficulties in their history, such as loss of successors and increasing inheritance tax etc. but the UK has kept the House of Lords for centuries. The author discusses the essence of Noblesse Oblige and how the nobilities have been taking on important roles in British society.