Stars And Stripes Across The Pacific

Stars And Stripes Across The Pacific

by William Nimmo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275964535
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/30/2001
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)
Lexile: 1500L (what's this?)

About the Author

WILLIAM F. NIMMO is a researcher and historian specializing in foreign relations, military affairs, and the Allied Occupation of Japan./e He served as an Army officer in the Korean War and held civilian positions with the Department of the Army in Washington. He later taught history and political science as an adjunct faculty member at several colleges and universities, and has participated in symposiums at the General Douglas MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia, serving as editor for the symposium proceedings. He and his wife, Fontaine, live in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Preface

The Beginnings: New Experiences for Americans in Asia and the Pacific

Expansion in Asia and the Pacific

New Century and Rising New Powers

World War I: Big Rewards for Japan with Little Pain

The 1920s: A Move to Liberalism in Japan and Turmoil in China

The Japanese Army Moves in on Civilian Government

The Early 1930s: Japan Expands While the United States Withdraws from Empire

Japan Attempts to Conquer China

Confrontation Between the United States and Japan

The Military Dictatorship Takes Japan to War

Ending the War

Appendix

Selected Bibliography

Index

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