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Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Arthur J. Marder, Mark Jacobsen, and John Horsfield

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This first account of the Royal Navy in the Pacific War is a companion volume to Arthur Marder's Old Friends, New Enemies: Strategic Illusions, 1936–1941. Picking up the story at the nadir of British ... More


An Adaptable Source: Michener’s Tales of the South Pacific

Jim Lovensheimer

in South Pacific: Paradise Rewritten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195377026
eISBN:
9780199864560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377026.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter provides biographical information about James A. Michener’s involvement in, and writing about, World War II in the Pacific as well as an analysis of Tales of the South Pacific, the ... More


The Russian Problem and the Onset of the Pacific War, March−December 1941

Dale C. Copeland

in Economic Interdependence and War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161587
eISBN:
9781400852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161587.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the nine months leading up to the attack on the United States on December 7, 1941. It begins with a look at US–Japanese talks in spring 1941. The chapter then explores why the ... More


Naval Strategies in Collision: Britain, the USA, and Japan at the Beginning of the Pacific War

Evan Mawdsley

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

In the 1920s and 1930s, three important visions of future naval war in the Pacific were extant: the American ORANGE war plans, the Japanese "Attrition/Interception" concept, and the British ... More


How American Are We?

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates how the experience of World War II was very different for Japanese and Chinese Americans. Configured as enemy aliens, Nikkei endured mass removal, internment, the effective ... More


The Wartime Regime

Ben-Ami Shillony

in Politics and Culture in Wartime Japan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202608
eISBN:
9780191675447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202608.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the establishment of the wartime regime in Japan. Topics covered include the appointment of Army Minister General Tōjō Hideki as prime minister, the wartime diet, the wartime ... More


East versus West

Ben-Ami Shillony

in Politics and Culture in Wartime Japan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202608
eISBN:
9780191675447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202608.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of Japan's feelings of moral superiority over the West. For almost a century, the Japanese had been looking with envy at the strong and prosperous West and ... More


The Background of the Trial

Neil Boister and Robert Cryer

in The Tokyo International Military Tribunal - A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278527
eISBN:
9780191706950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278527.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Tokyo IMT cannot be understood without some grasp of the internal politics of pre-war Japan and their impact on Japan's foreign relations up to and during to the Asia-Pacific War. With an ... More


Naval Gunfire Support at Iwo Jima: The Perils of Doctrinal Myopia

Donald K. Mitchener

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

One component of the American amphibious warfare doctrine developed by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps during the interwar period concerned the use of naval gunfire in the softening up of enemy ... More


War in the American Pacific and East Asia, 1941-1972

Hal M. Friedman (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813176550
eISBN:
9780813176581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176550.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Before 1940, East Asia and the Pacific were contested regions. The United States vied with the Empire of Japan for the strategic domination of the Pacific Basin. To a lesser degree, the formerly ... More


Embattled Identities in Postcolonial Chile: Race, Region, and Nation during the War of the Pacific, 1879–1884

Joanna Crow

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the participation of Araucanía and the indigenous Mapuche people in the War of the Pacific, a bloody conflict fought between Chile and its northern neighbors Peru and Bolivia in ... More


The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Hiro Saito

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Seventy years after the Asia-Pacific War ended, Japan is still embroiled in intense controversies with South Korea and China over how to commemorate it. Why did the controversies—known as East Asia’s ... More


Scholars, Writers, and the War

Ben-Ami Shillony

in Politics and Culture in Wartime Japan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202608
eISBN:
9780191675447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202608.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on the activities of intellectuals in wartime Japan. Intellectuals always enjoyed high prestige in Japan, although their participation in affairs of state was usually marginal. ... More


Introduction

Hiro Saito

in The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In essence, East Asia’s history problem resulted from a collision of nationalist commemorations in Japan as well as in South Korea and China. To understand how the history problem evolved, this ... More


1939–1949: World War and the Coming of the People's Republic

Tom Buchanan

in East Wind: China and the British Left, 1925-1976

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199570331
eISBN:
9780191741425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570331.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on a decade dominated by war. Britain's war with Germany in September 1939 overshadowed China's continuing struggle with Japan, and this was not reversed when Britain entered the ... More


To the Jungle Shore: Australia and Amphibious Warfare in the South West Pacific Area, 1942–1945

Peter J. Dean

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Amphibious warfare was critical to the success of Allied forces in the South West Pacific Area (SWPA) during the Pacific War. However, at the beginning of the war both the Australian and United ... More


The Wartime Press

Ben-Ami Shillony

in Politics and Culture in Wartime Japan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202608
eISBN:
9780191675447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202608.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the press in wartime Japan. On the eve of the Pacific War, Japan had one of the most sophisticated mass media networks in the world. Books, magazines, and newspapers were ... More


War Ends in the Pacific

in From Hot War to Cold: The U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945–1955

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756662
eISBN:
9780804770965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756662.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the end of the Pacific War in 1945 and the political upheaval that occurred in its wake. It discusses events in China on the eve of Japan's surrender; the Soviet Union's ... More


Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Michael Berry and Chiho Sawada (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia is the first ever attempt to explore how the tumultuous years from 1931 through 1953 in East Asia have been recreated and renegotiated in cinema. ... More


The Last Year of the War

Ben-Ami Shillony

in Politics and Culture in Wartime Japan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202608
eISBN:
9780191675447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202608.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of government and politics under General Koiso Kuniaki. Koiso had no public stature to rely upon. Unlike Tōjō, he had not arrived at the premiership from an ... More


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