Hirohito's War: The Pacific War, 1941-1945

Hirohito's War: The Pacific War, 1941-1945

by Francis Pike


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472596710
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 09/08/2016
Pages: 1208
Sales rank: 598,176
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

Francis Pike is a historian, journalist and specialist in Asian economics, politics and history and is author of Empires at War: A Short History of Modern Asia Since World War II (2009).

Table of Contents

Map, Diagram, Drawing and Chart List
Notes and Additional Resources
Introduction and Background
PART I: Meiji Restoration: 1868
PART II: Japan Versus America and the World: 1931 – 1941
PART III: Hirohito's Whirlwind Conquests: December 1941 – June 1942
PART IV: 'Victory Disease': Japan's Reversal of Fortune: June – Dec 1942
PART V: Toil and Sweat: the Pacific, India, Burma, & China: Jan 1943 – June 1944
PART VI: Japan's Forces of Empire Annihilated: June 1944 – Feb 1945
PART VII: Destruction of Japan's Homeland: February 1945 – Aug 1945

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