Embracing Defeat (Paperback)

Japan in the Wake of World War II

By John W. Dower

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393320275, 676pp.

Publication Date: June 17, 2000



This study of modern Japan traces the impact of defeat and reconstruction on every aspect of Japan's national life. It examines the economic resurgence as well as how the nation as a whole reacted to defeat and the end of a suicidal nationalism.