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Embracing defeat

Japan in the wake of World War II

by John W. Dower

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan -- History -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby John dower.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination676 p. :
    Number of Pages676
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23243950M
    ISBN 100393046869
    LC Control Number98022133

    Jul 14,  · In a world so obsessed with success how is it possible to embrace defeat? The book Embracing Defeat, by John W. Dower, describes how Japan did exactly that after World War II, and in so doing, accomplished the greatest turnaround of all time. For those of us who have found embracing defeat so difficult the story offers quite a lesson. Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II is a history book written by John W. Dower and published by W. W. Norton& Company in The book covers the Occupation of Japan by the Allies between August and April , delving into topics such as Douglas MacArthur's administration. Embracing Defeat is probably the most comprehensive book on the domination of United States over Japan after World War II written by John Dower. This book describes the situation of Japan after the defeat in World War II. Japan’s economy was in ruins with a large proportion of her factories and a quarter of her housing destroyed by bombing. EMBRACING DEFEAT JAPAN IN THE WAKE OF WORLD WAR II Download Embracing Defeat Japan In The Wake Of World War Ii ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to EMBRACING DEFEAT JAPAN IN THE WAKE OF WORLD WAR II book pdf for free now.

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Embracing Defeat is John W. Dower's brilliant examination of Japan in the immediate, shattering aftermath of World War perloffphoto.comg on a vast range o. Embracing Defeat Japan in the Wake of World War II (Book): Dower, John W.: Drawing on a vast range of Japanese sources and illustrated with dozens of astonishing documentary photographs, Embracing Defeat is the fullest and most important history of the more than six years of American occupation, which affected every level of Japanese society, often in ways neither side could anticipate. Sep 17,  · These awards are deserved. Any reader of this work will emerge far more knowledgeable about post-war Japan, and it is a book to which you will find yourself referring time and again. Notes (1) John W. Dower, Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II (New York: W.W. Norton, ), pp. , (2) Dower, pp. (3) Dower, pp. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Embracing Defeat is John W. Dower's brilliant examination of Japan in the immediate, shattering aftermath of World War II. Drawing on a vast range of Japanese sources and illustrated with dozens of astonishing documentary photographs.

    Read "Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II" by John W. Dower available from Rakuten Kobo. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the. John W. Dower is the author of Embracing Defeat, winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; War without Mercy, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award; and Cultures of War. He is professor emeritus of history at MIT. In addition to authoring many books and articles about Japan and the United States in war and peace, he is a founder and codirector of the online. Oct 02,  · History Audio Books John W. Dower Embracing Defeat. Japan in the Wake of World War II Part Skip navigation All Too Human: A Book For . Nov 13,  · Embracing Defeat Japan in the Wake of World War II by John W Dower available in Trade Paperback on perloffphoto.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel 4/5(1).


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Dower's brilliant examination of Japan in the immediate, shattering aftermath of World War II. Drawing on a vast range of Japanese sources and. Already regarded as the benchmark in its field, Embracing Defeat is a work of colossal scholarship and history of the very first order.

John W. Dower is the Elting E. Morison Professor of History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for War Without Mercy. /5(9). Summary. While John Dower’s Pulitzer and Bancroft prize-winning Embracing Defeat is ostensibly a history of Japan in the postwar era, the “embrace” that Dower refers to is a mutual lock between the occupied and the occupier - Japan and the United States.

Dower’s book is the history of that embrace, and how it evolved from a figurative wrestler’s pin to something more like a dance. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital perloffphoto.com projects include the Wayback Machine, perloffphoto.com and perloffphoto.com Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Embracing Defeat is John W.

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Dower and published by W. Norton & Company in The book covers the difficult social, economic, cultural and political situation of Japan after World War II and the Occupation of Japan by the Allies.

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Drawing on a vast range of Japanese sources and illustrated with dozens of astonishing documentary photographs. Mar 17,  · Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Embracing Defeat is John W.

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