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The Resource Embracing defeat : Japan in the wake of World War II, John W. Dower

Embracing defeat : Japan in the wake of World War II, John W. Dower

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Embracing defeat : Japan in the wake of World War II
Title
Embracing defeat
Title remainder
Japan in the wake of World War II
Statement of responsibility
John W. Dower
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses how the defeat and American military occupation of Japan after World War II affected each level of Japanese society
Summary
Dower illuminates how shattering defeat, followed by years of American military occupation, affected every level of Japanese society in ways that neither the victor nor the vanquished could anticipate. The book vividly portrays the countless ways the Japanese met the challenge of starting over
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2000.
  • L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award, 2000.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 1999.
  • Mark Lynton History Prize, 2000.
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 2000.
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
952.04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS889
LC item number
.D69 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Japan in the wake of World War II
Label
Embracing defeat : Japan in the wake of World War II, John W. Dower
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • ch. 3.
  • Kyodatsu: exhaustion and despair
  • ch. 4.
  • Cultures of defeat
  • ch. 5.
  • Bridges of language
  • pt. 3.
  • Revolutions
  • ch. 6.
  • Neocolonial revolution
  • pt. 1.
  • ch. 7.
  • Embracing revolution
  • ch. 8.
  • Making revolution
  • pt. 4.
  • Democracies
  • ch. 9.
  • Imperial democracy: driving the wedge
  • ch. 10.
  • Imperial democracy: descending partway from heaven
  • Victor and vanquished
  • ch. 11.
  • Imperial democracy: evading responsibility
  • ch. 12.
  • Constitutional democracy: GHQ writes a new national charter
  • ch. 13.
  • Constitutional democracy: Japanizing the American draft
  • ch. 14.
  • Censored democracy: policing the new taboos
  • pt. 5.
  • Guilts
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 15.
  • Victor's justice, loser's justice
  • ch. 16.
  • What do you tell the dead when you lose?
  • pt. 6.
  • Reconstructions
  • ch. 17.
  • Engineering growth
  • Shattered lives
  • ch. 2.
  • Gifts from heaven
  • pt. 2.
  • Transcending despair
Control code
932830
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
676 p.
Isbn
9780393320275
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98022133
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39143090
  • (OCoLC)39143090
Label
Embracing defeat : Japan in the wake of World War II, John W. Dower
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • ch. 3.
  • Kyodatsu: exhaustion and despair
  • ch. 4.
  • Cultures of defeat
  • ch. 5.
  • Bridges of language
  • pt. 3.
  • Revolutions
  • ch. 6.
  • Neocolonial revolution
  • pt. 1.
  • ch. 7.
  • Embracing revolution
  • ch. 8.
  • Making revolution
  • pt. 4.
  • Democracies
  • ch. 9.
  • Imperial democracy: driving the wedge
  • ch. 10.
  • Imperial democracy: descending partway from heaven
  • Victor and vanquished
  • ch. 11.
  • Imperial democracy: evading responsibility
  • ch. 12.
  • Constitutional democracy: GHQ writes a new national charter
  • ch. 13.
  • Constitutional democracy: Japanizing the American draft
  • ch. 14.
  • Censored democracy: policing the new taboos
  • pt. 5.
  • Guilts
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 15.
  • Victor's justice, loser's justice
  • ch. 16.
  • What do you tell the dead when you lose?
  • pt. 6.
  • Reconstructions
  • ch. 17.
  • Engineering growth
  • Shattered lives
  • ch. 2.
  • Gifts from heaven
  • pt. 2.
  • Transcending despair
Control code
932830
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
676 p.
Isbn
9780393320275
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98022133
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39143090
  • (OCoLC)39143090

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