Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of
World War II
World War II is a history book
John W. Dower and published by W. W. Norton & Company
in 1999. The book covers the
Occupation of Japan
Occupation of Japan by the Allies
between August 1945 and April 1952, delving into topics such as
Douglas MacArthur's administration, the Tokyo war crimes trials and
Hirohito's controversial Humanity Declaration.
The New York Times
The New York Times as "magisterial and beautifully
written," the book won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for General
Non-Fiction, the 1999 National Book Award, the 2000 Bancroft
Prize, the 2000 L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award, the Mark Lynton
History Prize and the 1999 Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
2 See also
4 External links
Dower, John W. Embracing defeat: Japan in the wake of World War II
(2003 ed.). W.W. Norton & Co. ISBN 978-0-393-32027-5.
Total pages: 676.
Empire of Japan
Japanese resistance during the Shōwa period
^ Dower, John W. (1999). Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World
War II. W. W. Norton & Company. pp. 676 pages.
^ "This Space Occupied". The New York Times. 1999-07-04.
^ "Pulitzer Prize Winners: General Non-Fiction" (web). pulitzer.org.
^ "National Book Awards – 1999" (web). National Book Foundation.
2012. Retrieved 2012-02-20. (With acceptance speech.)
^ "The Bancroft Prizes; Previous Awards". Columbia University
Libraries. Archived from the original (web) on 2007-07-14. Retrieved
^ "1999 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winners" (web). Los Angeles
Times. 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-13.
Embracing Defeat on
Open Library at the
Interview with Dower on Embracing Defeat, Booknotes, March 26, 2000
Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction
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