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The Origins of the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific





ISBN 9780582493490
Published April 6, 1987 by Routledge
214 Pages

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Book Description

Professor Iriye analyses the origins of the 1941 conflict against the background of international relations in the preceding decade in order to answer the key question: Why did Japan decide to go to war against so formidable a combination of powers?

Table of Contents

List of maps
Editor's Foreword
Preface



1. Introduction



2. Japan isolated



3. The forging of an anti-democratic coalition



4. The failure of an alliance



5. The road to war



6. Conclusion



Bibliographical essay



Maps
Index

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