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World War II in Asia and the Pacific and the War''s Aftermath, with General Themes : A Handbook of Literature and Research

By: Lee, Loyd.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 1998Description: 1 online resource (528 p.).ISBN: 9780313033155.Subject(s): History, Modern -- 1945-1989 -- Historiography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Asia | World War, 1939-1945 -- Historiography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific AreaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: World War II in Asia and the Pacific and the War''s Aftermath, with General Themes : A Handbook of Literature and ResearchDDC classification: 940.54/25 LOC classification: D767.W67 1998Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Foreword; Introduction; ASIA AND THE PACIFIC; GENERAL THEMES; Author Index; Subject Index; About the Editor and Contributors
Summary: A companion to World War II in Europe, Africa, and the Americas, this volume reevaluates the most enduring literature on basic aspects of the war in Asia and the Pacific. It also covers themes pertaining to societies at war, culture, the arts, and science and technology as well as international relations and the postwar world. Included are not only grand strategy, military and naval campaigns, and matters of diplomacy, but also resistance, collaboration, prisoners of war, and broad topics of the home front, including chapters on gender issues, film, literature, popular culture, and propaganda. This volume and its companion provide the first comprehensive historiographic reference work on the war.||Each chapter describes the state of knowledge on the topic, relating each bibliographic reference to the chapter''s themes and issues, and concludes with a bibliography. Recent original scholarship is included when it aids new understanding, and older works of enduring value also find a place. The essays in this volume will interest scholars and college teachers as well as advanced students and serious amateurs seeking insight into the history of the war and its literature.
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Contents; Foreword; Introduction; ASIA AND THE PACIFIC; GENERAL THEMES; Author Index; Subject Index; About the Editor and Contributors

A companion to World War II in Europe, Africa, and the Americas, this volume reevaluates the most enduring literature on basic aspects of the war in Asia and the Pacific. It also covers themes pertaining to societies at war, culture, the arts, and science and technology as well as international relations and the postwar world. Included are not only grand strategy, military and naval campaigns, and matters of diplomacy, but also resistance, collaboration, prisoners of war, and broad topics of the home front, including chapters on gender issues, film, literature, popular culture, and propaganda. This volume and its companion provide the first comprehensive historiographic reference work on the war.||Each chapter describes the state of knowledge on the topic, relating each bibliographic reference to the chapter''s themes and issues, and concludes with a bibliography. Recent original scholarship is included when it aids new understanding, and older works of enduring value also find a place. The essays in this volume will interest scholars and college teachers as well as advanced students and serious amateurs seeking insight into the history of the war and its literature.

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<p>LOYD E. LEE is Professor of History and Chair of the department at the State University of New York, the College at New Paltz. Most recently, he was the author of The War Years: A Global History of the Second World War (1989), and editor of World War II in Europe, Africa, and the Americas, with General Sources: A Handbook of Literature and Research (Greenwood, 1997).</p>

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