Power and Culture: The Japanese-American War, 1941-1945

Power and Culture: The Japanese-American War, 1941-1945

by Akira Iriye
     
 

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Akira Iriye examines the Japanese-American war for the first time from the cultural perspectives of both countries, arguing that it was more a search for international order than a ruthless pursuit of power.

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Akira Iriye examines the Japanese-American war for the first time from the cultural perspectives of both countries, arguing that it was more a search for international order than a ruthless pursuit of power.

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Robert Dallek
A strikingly revisionist argument... What you get from Iriye's book is not the traditional picture of Japan and the United States locked in irreconcilable conflict, but rather a portrait of two enemies moving along compatible lines toward a viable rapprochement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674695825
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/23/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author

Akira Iriye is Charles Warren Professor of American History, Emeritus, at Harvard University.

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