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After the war, Ando looked at the classics of Japan and China, and as a result of investigating the items of the Enki-style offerings, red rice was like having recently come with Nanjing rice. It was pointed out that there was a long time ago.


A young agronomist, Mr. Hideo Hamada of Hyogo Agricultural University, who is an apprentice of Ando, is continuing his research very enthusiastically.


Mr. Ando is from Tamba, and Mr. Hamada lives in Sasayama, so I think this story of rice is not completely related to the Kobe newspaper.


When Ando-san's book came out, Seiichi Higashihata held a special celebration with Mr. Tadatoshi Ishiguro and me around the teacher.


At the same time, a young scholar from Shinshu named Koichi Koizumi-kun created the “Inasai History Study Group”.


I am very pleased that Mr. Shuntaro Morinaga of Agricultural Technology Research Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and two or three others will try to clarify the history of rice and rice cultivation comprehensively.


If the fundamental problem of the relationship between rice and Japanese is not clear, you cannot understand the problem of Japanese origin.


Mr. Shozaburo Kanazawa, who is now a graduate of Takasago City, compared the language of Indo-Germanic from the linguist's standpoint, compared many words, and expressed that the Japanese and Koreans might be related. You are.


However, I think that point cannot be determined suddenly.


Language research must be an important clue, but I think it's dangerous to try to see the origins of ethnic groups.


I think it is necessary to think about the origin of Japanese in connection with rice cultivation.


There is a theory that elephants were cultivated at the northern end of the center where rice was made in the Sina continent, near Shenyang.


There is also a theory that rice farming started to the end of Korea, but this reasoning seems to be wrong.


Some people argue that rice came directly from China, but Ando's book was a form that went on, criticizing these theories.


Recently, Mr. Hamada and others have participated in a survey of the very primitive races that make rice around the Mekong River in Cambodia.


When thinking about rice culture, it seems likely that more careful research will be undertaken on issues such as the entrance of Yayoi culture.


Regarding this, I think that it is necessary to dig into maritime traffic, that is, the necessity of tidal currents, from the condition of Japan as an island country.


Kuroshio goes up the east coast of Taiwan, breaks down a little at Okinawa, passes through the west to the East China Sea, and is divided into two near the sea.


This is an interesting issue for those who want to study history, although it is a point that I would like to study thoroughly in oceanography.


Question to the Equestrian Ethnic Theory


I used to talk about the fact that a shark crosses from island to island, and I thought that human movement might be so different from this.


I don't think there is a map long ago, but I think it must have passed without knowing anything.


If you go out to the sea by boat, the true story is that you got on the tide, and then you got on a tributary of the tide and got to an unexpected place.


The first race to go uninhabited was due to a boring opportunity.


My theory is a hypothesis that may not be very academic, but I am researching and trying to find out where the Japanese came from and where they came from.


I think that the southern race with rice culture customs came to the island shadow on this trend.


In addition, the Sea of Japan side is more suitable for rice migration.


I want to explain it.


Today, whether you come south from the continent, cross the strait into Japan, or come into Japan with all the culture and human beings, the air that can be easily determined is very strong. I disagree with that theory.