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Certain victory [electronic resource] : images of World War II in the Japanese media / David C. Earhart.

By: Earhart, David C, 1963-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Japan in the modern world: Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xv, 529 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9780765624253 (electronic bk.); 0765624257 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage -- Japan | World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Mass media and the war | World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Propaganda | World War, 1939-1945 | HISTORY -- Military -- World War IIGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Certain victory.DDC classification: 940.53/52 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Map of the Japanese Empire and the Pacific Theater of World War II -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction : A picture worth a thousand arguments -- Emperor Sh�owa -- The great Japanese empire -- Men of the imperial forces -- A people united in serving the nation -- Warrior wives -- Junior citizens -- "Now the enemy is America and Britain!" -- The Greater East Asian Co-prosperity Sphere -- Uchiteshi yamamu : "Keep up the fight"! -- Faces of the enemy -- Dying honorably, from Attu to Iwo Jima -- The kamikazefication of the home front -- Conclusion : Endgame -- Appendix 1 : Annotated bibliography of Japanese wartime news journals -- Appendix 2 : Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: This unique window on history employs hundreds of images and written records from Japanese periodicals during World War II--many previously unavailable in the West--to provide an accurate representation of the official Japanese narrative of the war in contemporary terms.
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"An East gate book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-496) and index.

Map of the Japanese Empire and the Pacific Theater of World War II -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction : A picture worth a thousand arguments -- 1. Emperor Sh�owa -- 2. The great Japanese empire -- 3. Men of the imperial forces -- 4. A people united in serving the nation -- 5. Warrior wives -- 6. Junior citizens -- 7. "Now the enemy is America and Britain!" -- 8. The Greater East Asian Co-prosperity Sphere -- 9. Uchiteshi yamamu : "Keep up the fight"! -- 10. Faces of the enemy -- 11. Dying honorably, from Attu to Iwo Jima -- 12. The kamikazefication of the home front -- Conclusion : Endgame -- Appendix 1 : Annotated bibliography of Japanese wartime news journals -- Appendix 2 : Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.

This unique window on history employs hundreds of images and written records from Japanese periodicals during World War II--many previously unavailable in the West--to provide an accurate representation of the official Japanese narrative of the war in contemporary terms.

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