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The Pacific War

In tracing the history of Japanese military action from 1931 to 1945, historian Saburo Ienaga shows how an authoritarian tradition in Japan undergirded military policies and practices. Few...

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The Pacific War

The Horrors of War A lifelong pacifist, Ienaga wrote this work to warn his countrymen not to forget their unfortunate role in the Second World War. Horrified by a rising trend among academics of...

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The Pacific War

Saburo Ienaga’s The Pacific War reads less like a historical monograph and more like an interpretive essay. Written just some twenty years in the aftermath of the Second World War, Ienaga’s book...

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The Pacific War

The Pacific War by Saburo Ienaga analyzes the causes of Japan's military involvement in World War II. Specifically, Ienaga analyzes the years of growing nationalism and militarism that led to...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2019 8:34 pm UTC

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