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War without mercy : race and power in the Pacific war

Author: John W Dower
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the "Race" war fought in the Pacific during W.W. II and examines the propaganda which contributed to a war without mercy.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dower, John W.
War without mercy.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1986
(OCoLC)647551318
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Dower
ISBN: 039450030X 9780394500300 0075416522 9780075416524 0394751728 9780394751726 9780307816146 0307816141
OCLC Number: 13064585
Awards: Winner of National Book Critics Circle Awards 1986
Description: xii, 399 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Part I: Enemies --
Patterns of a race war --
"Know your enemy" --
War hates and war crimes --
Part II: The war in Western eyes --
Apes and others --
Lesser men and supermen --
Primitives, children, and madmen --
Yellow, red, and black men --
Part III: The war in Japanese eyes --
The pure self --
The demonic other --
"Global policy with the Yamato Race as nucleus" --
Part IV: Epilogue --
From war to peace.
Responsibility: John W. Dower.

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Describes the "Race" war fought in the Pacific during W.W. II and examines the propaganda which contributed to a war without mercy.

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