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              Books by John W. Dower

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              Poisoning the Pacific: The US Military's Secret Dumping of Plutonium, Chemical Weapons, and Agent Orange
               

              Poisoning the Pacific: The US Military's Secret Dumping of Plutonium, Chemical Weapons, and Agent Orange (Hardback)

              By Mitchell, Jon; Foreword by Dower, John W.

              • RRP: $43.99
              • $43.99
              • Pub Date
                15 Dec 20

              For decades, the US military has been contaminating the Pacific region with toxic substances. Thousands of service members, their families, and local residents have been exposed--but the US has hidden the damage and refused to help victims. This book reveals the enormous extent o...f contamination and the lengths the Pentagon will go to conceal it.
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              ISBN 9781538130339
              Released AU 15 Dec 2020
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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              Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor / Hiroshima / 9-11 / Iraq

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

              By Dower, John W.

              • RRP: $49.99
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              The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian returns with a groundbreaking comparative study of the dynamics and pathologies of war in modern times.

              ISBN 9780393061505
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780393340686
              Released AU 7 Sep 2010
              Publisher WW Norton & Co
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Were We The Enemy? American Survivors Of Hiroshima
               

              Were We The Enemy? American Survivors Of Hiroshima (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Sodei, Rinjiro; Edited by Junkerman, John; Foreword by Dower, John W.

              • RRP: $79.99
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              Four thousand children of Japanese US immigrants were caught in the Hiroshima bombing, having been sent back to Japan to be educated. This book commemorates the 3000 who were killed, and documents the plight of the 1000 survivors who returned to the West Coast of the United State...s after the war.
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              ISBN 9780813337500
              Released AU 31 Mar 2000
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Transitions: Asia & Asian America
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              Ways Of Forgetting, Ways Of Remembering: Japan in the Modern World

              Ways Of Forgetting, Ways Of Remembering: Japan in the Modern World (Hardback)

              By Dower, John W.

              • RRP: $47.99
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              Dower looks at the key moments in the relationship between two national powers focusing on Japanese perceptions of the United States: how the Japanese saw Hiroshima, the American occupation, and the changes in their own lives. The book is a fascinating and probing look at the way...s in which the tangled history between the United States and Japan is remembered.
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              ISBN 9781595586186
              Released AU 31 Jul 2012
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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              Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor / Hiroshima / 9-11 / Iraq

              Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor / Hiroshima / 9-11 / Iraq (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Dower, John W.

              • RRP: $40.99
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              Finalist for the 2010 National Book Award in Nonfiction and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize: A thought-provoking . . . book about the way events echo and mis-echo down the corridors of history. Financial Times

              ISBN 9780393340686
              Released AU 12 Sep 2011
              Publisher WW Norton & Co
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              The Only Woman in the Room: A Memoir of Japan, Human Rights, and the Arts
               

              The Only Woman in the Room: A Memoir of Japan, Human Rights, and the Arts (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gordon, Beate Sirota; Foreword by Dower, John W.; Afterword by Gordon, Nicole A.; Contributions by Gordon, Geoffrey Paul

              • RRP: $32.99
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              Beate Sirota Gordon was born in Vienna, but in 1929 her family moved to Japan so that her father, a noted pianist, could teach, and she grew up speaking German, English, and Japanese. In 1946, at age twenty-two, she helped to draft the new postwar Japanese constitution. This titl...e chronicles the unlikely string of events that led her to that role.
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              ISBN 9780226132518
              Released AU 15 Mar 2014
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Aftermath of World War II
               

              Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Aftermath of World War II (Paperback, New edition)

              By Dower, John W.

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              Dower traces the impact of defeat and reconstruction on every aspect of Japan's national life. Alongside the familiar story of economic resurgence, he examines how the nation as a whole reacted to the contradictory experiences of humiliation at the hands of a foreign power and li...beration from the demands of a suicidal nationalism.
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              ISBN 9780140285512
              Released AU 3 Aug 2000
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Peace with China?: U.S. Decisions for Asia
                

              Peace with China?: U.S. Decisions for Asia (Paperback)

              Edited by Ravenal, Earl C.; Contributions by Dower, John W.; Ellsberg, Daniel; Falk, Richard; Gelb, Leslie H.

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              Suddenly, after twenty-five years of official hostility, Americans are confronted with an extraordinary reversal of their government's attitude toward China.

              ISBN 9780871402578
              Released AU 17 Sep 1971
              Publisher WW Norton & Co
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              Hiroshima Diary: The Journal of a Japanese Physician, August 6-September 30, 1945
               

              Hiroshima Diary: The Journal of a Japanese Physician, August 6-September 30, 1945 (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              Edited by M.D., Warner Wells, ; Wells, Warner; Foreword by Dower, John W.

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              This is the diary of the late Dr. Michihiko Hachiya who was director of the Hiroshima Communications Hospital when the world's first atomic bomb was dropped on the city. Though his responsibilities in the chaos of a devastated city were awesome, he found time to record his story ...daily.
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              ISBN 9780807845479
              Released AU 28 Aug 1995
              Publisher Inbooks
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              War without Mercy
               

              War without Mercy (Paperback)

              By Dower, John W.

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              Now in paperback, this monumental history has been hailed by the New York Times as one of the most important books ever written about World War II in the Pacific . 20 pages of illustrations.

              ISBN 9780394751726
              Released AU 1 May 2001
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
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