The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945 (Modern Library War)

The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945 (Modern Library War) Author John Toland
ISBN-10 0812968581
ISBN-13 9780812968583
Year 2003-05-27
Pages 976
Language English
Publisher Modern Library
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This Pulitzer Prizewinning history of World War II chronicles the dramatic rise and fall of the Japanese empire from the invasion of Manchuria and China to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Told from the Japanese perspective The Rising Sun is in the authors words a factual saga of people caught up in the flood of the most overwhelming war of mankind told as it happenedmuddled ennobling disgraceful frustrating full of paradox In weaving together the historical facts and human drama leading up to and culminating in the war in the Pacific Toland crafts a riveting and unbiased narrative history In his Foreword Toland says that if we are to draw any conclusion from The Rising Sun it is that there are no simple lessons in history that it is human nature that repeats itself not history

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Rising Sun

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ISBN-10 9781848849525
Release 2011-07-12
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