The Rape Of Nanking

The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II

By Iris Chang
(Basic Books, Paperback, 9780465068364, 360pp.)

Publication Date: January 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Prebound, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, MP3 CD, Compact Disc, Paperback

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"In December 1937, in what was then the capital of China, one of the most brutal massacres in the long annals of wartime barbarity occurred. The Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking (Na"




About the Author

Iris Chang graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and worked briefly as a reporter before winning a graduate fellowship to the writing seminars program at the Johns Hopkins University. She received numerous honors including the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Program on Peace and International Cooperation Award, the Woman of the Year Award from the Organization of Chinese Americans, and honorary doctorates from the College of Wooster and California State University at Hayward. Her work appeared in many publications, including Newsweek, the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. She died in 2004.

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