Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/9-11/Iraq

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Price
$29.95
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
596
Dimensions
6.6 X 1.62 X 9.56 inches | 2.23 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780393061505
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About the Author

John W. Dower is the author of Embracing Defeat, winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; War without Mercy, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award; and Cultures of War. He is professor emeritus of history at MIT. In addition to authoring many books and articles about Japan and the United States in war and peace, he is a founder and codirector of the online "Visualizing Cultures" project established at MIT in 2002 and dedicated to the presentation of image-driven scholarship on East Asia in the modern world. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Reviews

Starred Review. An unrelenting, incisive, masterly comparative study.
Among Dower's gifts is a striking ability to embed provocative conclusions within such rich analysis that they cannot be dismissed as outrageous.--Michael Sherry