A Sudden Rampage: The Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia

A Sudden Rampage: The Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia

by Nicholas Tarling
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824824911

ISBN-13: 9780824824914

Pub. Date: 09/28/2001

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

Tarling (formerly history, U. of Auckland, New Zealand) discusses the Japanese occupation of Southeast Asia during WWII. Topics include, for example, attempts to make peace with the U.S., the ideology of the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, and the ongoing suffering that resulted from the occupation. The political and economic activities of the Japanese in

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Tarling (formerly history, U. of Auckland, New Zealand) discusses the Japanese occupation of Southeast Asia during WWII. Topics include, for example, attempts to make peace with the U.S., the ideology of the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, and the ongoing suffering that resulted from the occupation. The political and economic activities of the Japanese in Southeast Asia are analyzed both in general and as they affected each country. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824824914
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Abbreviationsxi
Mapxiv
Chapter 1.Equality and Opportunity1
Japan, Asia and the West1
The Meiji Restoration8
Industrialisation17
Colonial policy20
The Russo-Japanese War22
Versailles and Washington24
Colonial Southeast Asia30
Chapter 2.Diplomacy and Force39
Expansionism39
Konoe Fumimaro42
The European crisis45
The phoney war and the fall of France48
The first move on Indo-China51
The Burma Road54
The Kobayashi mission56
The Tripartite Pact57
Mediation between French Indo-China and Thailand61
The Yoshizawa mission66
Southern Indo-China68
Negotiations with the United States72
Chapter 3.War and Peace80
Pearl Harbor80
The Thai alliance83
The Malayan campaign85
The attack on British Borneo90
The capture of the Philippines91
The conquest of Netherlands India92
The invasion of Burma95
Midway100
Thoughts of peace102
Fighting in the Pacific104
The coup in Indo-China108
Imphal110
Surrender116
MacArthur and the Philippines120
The peoples and the war122
The Indian National Army123
Chapter 4.Conquest and Liberation125
Racism and rhetoric125
The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere128
The guidelines130
The Ministry of Greater East Asia133
Independence138
War and empire142
Chapter 5.Control and Mobilisation144
Politics and administration144
Burma146
The Philippines159
Netherlands India174
Borneo192
Malaya and Singapore197
Thailand204
Indo-China210
Chapter 6.Demand and Supply218
Disruption and inflation218
Earlier patterns220
Wartime patterns223
Netherlands India226
Malaya and Singapore231
Borneo235
The Philippines238
Burma243
Thailand246
Indo-China249
Chapter 7.Memory and Legacy252
Violence252
The end of imperialism256
Reparations258
Malaya, Singapore and Borneo259
Netherlands India263
The Philippines264
Burma266
Thailand266
Vietnam266
Bibliography269
Index279

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