War without Mercy PACIFIC WAR

John Dower

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Digital
mars 2012
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@2@WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD@16@@95@#160;@16@AN AMERICAN BOOK AWARD FINALIST@16@@95@#160;@16@Now in paperback, @18@War Without Mercy @19@has been hailed by @18@The New York Times @19@as @95@ldquo;one of the most original and important books to be written about the war between Japan and the United States.@95@rdquo; In this monumental history, Professor John Dower reveals a hidden, explosive dimension of the Pacific War@95@mdash;race@95@mdash;while writing what John Toland has called @95@ldquo;a landmark book . . . a powerful, moving, and evenhanded history that is sorely needed in both America and Japan.@95@rdquo;@16@@95@#160;@16@Drawing on American and Japanese songs, slogans, cartoons, propaganda films, secret reports, and a wealth of other documents of the time, Dower opens up a whole new way of looking at that bitter struggle of four and a half decades ago and its ramifications in our lives today. As Edwin O. Reischauer, former ambassador to Japan, has pointed out, this book offers @95@ldquo;a lesson that the postwar generations need most . . . with eloquence, crushing detail, and power.@95@rdquo;@3@
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