Tower of Skulls

Tower of Skulls

A History of the Asia-Pacific War, July 1937-May 1942

by Richard Frank

Hardback Publication Date: 03/03/2020

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In 1937 the swath of the globe from India to Japan contained half the world's population, but only two nations with real sovereignty (Japan and Thailand) and two with compromised sovereignty (China and Mongolia). All other peoples in the region endured under some form of colonialism. Today the region contains nineteen major, fully sovereign nations.

Tower of Skulls is the first work in any language to present a unified account of the course and titanic impact of this part of the global war, which began the torturous route to twenty-first-century Asia. Covering with extraordinary detail campaigns in China, Singapore, the Philippines, and Burma, as well as the attack on Pearl Harbor, it expands beyond military elements to highlight the critical political, economic, and social reverberations of the struggle. Finally, it provides a graphic depiction of the often forgotten but truly horrific death toll in the Asia-Pacific region--over 20 million--which continues to shape international relations today.

ISBN:
9781324002109
9781324002109
Category:
Second World War
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
03-03-2020
Language:
English
Publisher:
W. W.\Norton#& Company, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
234.95x155.57mm
Weight:
0.57kg

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