KURITA Kazunori (Mr)


Department of International Language and Culture, School of International Relations, University of Shizuoka



Fields of Experts (Grants-in Aid for Scientific Research classification)

Western History

Research Fields, Keywords

Social History of the 18th-Century Britain, crime and criminal justice, prison as a social environment


Petitions to "The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty": King in absence, Language and Culture (18), pp. 45-57, 2015.

Public and private in urban amenity: Policing in eighteenth-century London, Toshiko HAYASHIDA and OBINATA Sumio (eds.), Police (Exploring Modern Europe 13) (Minervashobo), pp. 109-145, 2012.

The MacDaniel scandal: Ditectives as bounty hunters, Language and Culture (14), pp. 1-10, 2011.

Newgate Prison: A hub of criminal justice in London in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, in Takeshi ITO and YOSHIDA Nobuyuki (eds.), The City in Tradition 3: Infrastructure (University of Tokyo Press), pp. 243-254, 2010.

Public memory of Sarah Malcolm: Part 2, Language and Culture (13), pp. 53-63, 2010.

News report and public opinion: Biography of the condemned, in Makoto OHNO (ed.) , Public Sphere in Modern Britain (Showado), pp. 47-72, 2009.

Public memori of Sarah Malcolm: Part 1, Language and Culture (12), pp. 17-31, 2009.

Policing in eighteenth-century London, in Kazuhiko KONDO and ITO Takeshi (eds.), Edo and London (Yamakawa Shuppansha), pp. 54-64, 2007.

Historical Studies in Japan, 2006 (Britain, Modern) , Historical Journal, 116 (5), pp. 333-340, 2007.

Memorial Plates of Crime and Criminal Justice in London and Edo, Language and Culture (10), pp. 41-49, 2007.

Bibliography of the condemned: Criminal information in the public sphere in early eighteenth-century London, in Makoto OHNO (ed,), The Public Sphere, Intermdiary Organizations, and Power in Modern Britain, Report for JSPS, pp. 1-13, 2006.

The Riot in the Salisbury Court, 24 July 1716, Language and Culture (9), pp. 165-183, 2006.

From The State of the Prisons in England and Wales to the Penitentiary Act of 1779, Language and Culture (8), pp. 89-107, 2005.

A note on policing : Constables in early modem London, Language and Culture (7), pp. 85-104, 2004.

Reading the petitions for royal pardon: Social functions, micro-history, and inter-textuality, Language and Culture (5), pp. 1-24, 2002.

Memories, dates, and calendars, Language and Culture (3), pp. 53-64, 2000.

"Last Dying Speech"of James Shepheard, an apprentice, Faculty of International Relations, Shizuoka Prefectural University(ed. ), Language, Culture, and Society, pp. 203-223, 1999.

British society in the Industrial Revolution : Customs and statutes, Theory and Education of History, 106, pp. 16-26, 1999.

The Bambridge affairs (1729-30) : "Philanthropic" policy over prisoners for debt and political factious strife, Theory and Education of History, 95, pp. 11-19, 1997.

The Bambridge Affairs (1729-30) : "Philanthropic" policy over prisoners for debt and political factious strife, Theory and Education of History, 94, pp. 1-14, 1996.

"Ungovernable" prisoners : Fleet Prison during the 1720s, Historical Journal 105 (8), pp. 41-66, 1996.

Britain in the recent historiography : An introduction to cultural studies, TOKAI REVIEW 19, pp. 87-107, 1994.

Popular weddings in early eighteenth-century London : Clandestine marriage in and around the Fleet Prison, TOKAI REVIEW 18, pp. 53-69, 1993.

"Fixing the Price of Corn" : Orders against forestallers and the people in early modern England, BULLETIN, TOKAIGAKUEN WOMEN'S COLLEGE 28, pp. 139-150, 1993.

New development in the history of eighteenth-century Britain : A note on the social history of crime, Historical Journal 99 (9), 1990.

Lectures / Seminars

Seminar: Socio-Cultural History of Modern Britain

Lectures: British and American Culture, Special Studies in British History, Studies in Social History of Britain

Academic Background

1986/03, Nagoya University, Faculty of Letters, Graduated

1992/03, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Letters, Withdrawal from the Doctoral Program with the Completion of Course Requirements

Campus Career

1997/10-1999/03, Assistant Professor

1999/04-2007/03, Associate Professor (as old post name)

2007/04-, Professor

External Career

1992/04-1995/03, Tokaigakuen Women's College, Assistant Professor

1995/04-1997/09, Tokaigakuen University, Faculty of Business Administration, Assistant Professor