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The Resource The rising sun : the decline and fall of the Japanese empire, 1936-1945, John Toland

The rising sun : the decline and fall of the Japanese empire, 1936-1945, John Toland

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The rising sun : the decline and fall of the Japanese empire, 1936-1945
Title
The rising sun
Title remainder
the decline and fall of the Japanese empire, 1936-1945
Statement of responsibility
John Toland
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This Pulitzer Prize-winning history of World War II chronicles the dramatic rise and fall of the Japanese empire, from the invasion of Manchuria and China to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Told from the Japanese perspective, The Rising Sun is, in the author's words, "a factual saga of people caught up in the flood of the most overwhelming war of mankind, told as it happened--muddled, ennobling, disgraceful, frustrating, full of paradox." In weaving together the historical facts and human drama leading up to and culminating in the war in the Pacific, Toland crafts a riveting and unbiased narrative history. In his Foreword, Toland says that if we are to draw any conclusion from The Rising Sun, it is "that there are no simple lessons in history, that it is human nature that repeats itself, not history."
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Summary
Sweeping historical narrative examines the personalities, events, and political maneuvers which shaped Japan's destiny during the years of World War II
Award
Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1971.
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154840
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DLC
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Toland, John
Dewey number
940.5352
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.2
LC item number
.T58 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Modern Library war
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Japan
  • Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945
  • Japon
  • World War
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
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the decline and fall of the Japanese empire, 1936-1945
Label
The rising sun : the decline and fall of the Japanese empire, 1936-1945, John Toland
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Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1970
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 883-904) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The roots of war -- The lowering clouds -- Banzai! -- Isle of death -- The gathering forces -- The decisive battle -- Beyond the bitter end -- "One hundred million die together."
Control code
ocm52441692
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Modern Library Paperback edition.
Extent
xv, 954 pages
Isbn
9780812968583
Lccn
2003272015
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)52441692
Label
The rising sun : the decline and fall of the Japanese empire, 1936-1945, John Toland
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1970
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 883-904) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The roots of war -- The lowering clouds -- Banzai! -- Isle of death -- The gathering forces -- The decisive battle -- Beyond the bitter end -- "One hundred million die together."
Control code
ocm52441692
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Modern Library Paperback edition.
Extent
xv, 954 pages
Isbn
9780812968583
Lccn
2003272015
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)52441692

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