The Resource Rising Sun : the Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945, (electronic resource)

Rising Sun : the Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945, (electronic resource)

Label
Rising Sun : the Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945
Title
Rising Sun
Title remainder
the Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning history, told primarily from the Japanese viewpoint, traces the dramatic fortunes of the Empire of the Sun from the invasion of Manchuria to the dropping of the atomic bombs, demolishing many myths surrounding this catastrophic conflict. Why did the dawn attack on Pearl Harbor occur? Was was inevitable? Was the Emperor a puppet or a warmonger? And, finally, what inspired the barbaric actions of those who fought, and who speak here of the unspeakable - murder, cannibalism and desertion? Unbelievably rich ... Readable and exciting NewsweekThe most readab
Dewey number
940.5352
Index
no index present
LC call number
D767.2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Rising Sun : the Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Full Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Part One-The Roots of War; 1 Gekokujo; 2 To the Marco Polo Bridge; 3 Then the War Will Be a Desperate One; Part Two-The Lowering Clouds; 4 Go Back to Blank Paper; 5 The Fatal Note; 6 Operation Z; 7 This War May Come Quicker Than Anyone Dreams; Part Three-Banzai!; 8 I Shall Never Look Back; 9 The Formidable Years That Lie Before Us; 10 For a Wasted Hope and Sure Defeat; 11 To Show Them Mercy Is to Prolong the War; 12 But Not in Shame; 13 The Tide Turns; Part Four-Isle of Death; 14 Operation Shoestring
  • 15 Green Hell16 I Deserve Ten Thousand Deaths; 17 The End; Part Five-The Gathering Forces; 18 Of Mice and Men; 19 To the Marianas; 20 Seven Lives to Repay Our Country!; Part Six-The Decisive Battle; 21 Let No Heart Be Faint; 22 The Battle of Leyte Gulf; 23 The Battle of Breakneck Ridge; 24 Debacle; Part Seven-Beyond the Bitter End; 25 Our Golden Opportunity; 26 Like Hell with the Fire Out; 27 The Flowers of Edo; 28 The Last Sortie; 29 The Iron Typhoon; 30 The Stragglers; Part Eight-One Hundred Million Die Together; 31 In Quest of Peace
  • 32 That Was Not Any Decision That You Had To Worry About33 Hiroshima; 34 ... and Nagasaki; 35 To Bear the Unbearable; 36 The Palace Revolt; 37 The Voice of the Crane; Epilogue; Acknowledgements; Sources; Notes; Index
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ocn893740706
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5E6DB265-8E0D-45BB-A260-D7FC6D6E9935
Label
Rising Sun : the Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Full Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Part One-The Roots of War; 1 Gekokujo; 2 To the Marco Polo Bridge; 3 Then the War Will Be a Desperate One; Part Two-The Lowering Clouds; 4 Go Back to Blank Paper; 5 The Fatal Note; 6 Operation Z; 7 This War May Come Quicker Than Anyone Dreams; Part Three-Banzai!; 8 I Shall Never Look Back; 9 The Formidable Years That Lie Before Us; 10 For a Wasted Hope and Sure Defeat; 11 To Show Them Mercy Is to Prolong the War; 12 But Not in Shame; 13 The Tide Turns; Part Four-Isle of Death; 14 Operation Shoestring
  • 15 Green Hell16 I Deserve Ten Thousand Deaths; 17 The End; Part Five-The Gathering Forces; 18 Of Mice and Men; 19 To the Marianas; 20 Seven Lives to Repay Our Country!; Part Six-The Decisive Battle; 21 Let No Heart Be Faint; 22 The Battle of Leyte Gulf; 23 The Battle of Breakneck Ridge; 24 Debacle; Part Seven-Beyond the Bitter End; 25 Our Golden Opportunity; 26 Like Hell with the Fire Out; 27 The Flowers of Edo; 28 The Last Sortie; 29 The Iron Typhoon; 30 The Stragglers; Part Eight-One Hundred Million Die Together; 31 In Quest of Peace
  • 32 That Was Not Any Decision That You Had To Worry About33 Hiroshima; 34 ... and Nagasaki; 35 To Bear the Unbearable; 36 The Palace Revolt; 37 The Voice of the Crane; Epilogue; Acknowledgements; Sources; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn893740706
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5E6DB265-8E0D-45BB-A260-D7FC6D6E9935

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