War without mercy : race and power in the Pacific war


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Dower, John W.


Keyword(s):
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area. World War, 1939-1945 -- Public opinion. Racism. Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 -- Pacifique, RÈgion du. Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 -- Opinion publique. Racisme. Tweede Wereldoorlog. Rassendiscriminatie. Publieke opinie. Pazifikkrieg (1941-1945) Rassismus


Year:
1986


Pages:
xii, 399 p.


Publisher:
Pantheon Books


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
13064585


Label:
Box 59


Notes:
ill. ; 25 cm. Enemies. Patterns of race war ; "Know your enemy" ; War hates and war crimes -- The war in Western eyes. Apes and others ; Lesser men and supermen ; Primitives, children, and madmen ; Yellow, red, and black men -- The war in Japanese eyes. The pure self ; The demonic other ; "Global policy with the Yamato Race as nucleus" -- Epilogue. From war to peace. Includes index./ Bibliography: p. 367-384. John W. Dower. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: D767.9; Dewey: 940.53/1


ISBN:
ISBN: 039450030X; 9780394500300; 0075416522 (pbk); 9780075416524 (pbk); 0394751728; 9780394751726 LCCN: 85-43462


Edition:
1st


Abstract:
Describes the "Race" war fought in the Pacific during W.W. II and examines the propaganda which contributed to a war without mercy.


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