Paperback $15.95

Jul 12, 1979 | 336 Pages

Ebook $9.99

Jun 16, 2010 | 336 Pages

  • Paperback $15.95

    Jul 12, 1979 | 336 Pages

  • Ebook $9.99

    Jun 16, 2010 | 336 Pages

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Praise

“A damning indictment—extensively documented—of Japanese imperialism, discrimination, and barbarity overseas.” —Kirkus Reviews

Table Of Contents

Contents
 
Translator’s Note   vii
Preface to the English Edition   xi
Preface   xiii
 
PART 1: WHY WAS THE WAR NOT PREVENTED?   1
Chapter 1: Misconceptions about China and Korea   3
Chapter 2: Thought Control and Indoctrination   13
Chapter 3: The Military: Authoritarian and Irrational   33
 
PART 2: THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR AND THE RESULT   55
Chapter 4: The Beginning: Aggression in China   57
Chapter 5: The War in China: A Clash of Political Values   75
Chapter 6: The War at Home: Democracy Destroyed   97
Chapter 7: Japan Extends the War to the Pacific   129
Chapter 8: The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere: Liberation or Exploitation?   153
Chapter 9: The Horrors of War   181
Chapter 10: Dissent and Resistance: Change from Within   203
Chapter 11: Defeat   229
 
CONCLUSION   241
 
Note: Changing Japanese Views of the War   247
Notes   257
Index   305

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