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Imperial Japan's World War Two, 1931-1945

Author: Werner Gruhl
Publisher: New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a fresh overview of the Asian-Pacific War and its victims, drawing attention to the neglected history of Japan's invasion of China and Southeast Asia. This book seeks to show that the war in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Werner Gruhl
ISBN: 9780765803528 0765803526
OCLC Number: 76871604
Description: 254 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Remembrance: the matter of representation in WWII historiography --
2. War victims and statistics --
3. War and peace and imperial Japan --
4. The stage of tragedy --
5. The expanded stage for tragedy --
6. Violent death in China --
7. Violent death in Southeast Asia and the Indian and Pacific islands --
8. Forced laborers, refugees, and privation victims --
9. The raped, tortured, prisoners, and the horrific total --
10. Devastation --
11. China's plight and contribution to Allied victory --
12. Responsibility for war and war crimes --
13. The bombs of August: Hiroshima and Nagasaki in perspective --
14. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Werner Gruhl.

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