With over 5,200 entries, this volume remains one of the most extensive annotated bibliographies on the USA’s fight against Japan in the Second World War. Including books, articles, and de-classified documents up to the end of 1987, the book is organized into six categories: Part 1 presents reference works, including encyclopedias, pictorial accounts, military histories, East Asian histories, hisotoriographies. Part 2: Diplomatic-political aspects of the war against Japan Part 3 contains sources on the economic and legal aspects of the war against Japan. Part 4 presents sources on the military apsects of the war – embracing land, air and sea forces. Religious aspects of the war are covered in Part 5 and Part 6 deals with the social and cultural aspects, including substantial sections on the treatment of Japanese minorities in the USA, Hawaii, Canada and Peru.
Introduction. Part 1: General Works: A: Reference Works B: General Accounts/Anthologies of World War II C: Documents/Records/Archival Collections/Private Collections D: Military Histories (General) E: East Asian Histories Part 2: Diplomatic and Political Aspects: A: Origins of the War B: Diplomacy of the War Against Japan C: Postwar Affairs (Selected Topics) D: Postwar Affairs in Asia E: Memoirs and Biographies F: Diplomatic Histories of World War II Part 3: Economic and Legal Aspects A: General Accounts B: United Nations Coalition (and Friends) C: Japan and Friends D: Lend-Lease E: China F: Postwar Affairs G: War Crimes/Trials Part 4: Military Aspects A: General Accounts B: Memoirs/Biographies/Correspondence/Diaries C: Grand Strategy and High Command D: Campaigns/Operations/Battles E: Unit Histories F: The Secret War G: Resistance/Collaboration H: Logistics/Technical Support I: Medical Aspects J: Science and Technology Part 5: Relgious Aspects A: General B: Churches/Missionary Work/chaplains (General)/Conscientious Objectors C: Memoirs and Biographies Part 6: Social and Cultural Aspects A:The Arts and the War Against Japan B: Humor C: Music D: Literature E: Intellectual/Educational Aspects F: Reporting the War G: Demographic Aspects/U.S. Home Front/U. N. Coalition H: Military Government I: Civil Affairs J: Japan and Friends K: Prisoners of War L: Memoirs and Biographies. Appendix A: List of Periodicals Appendix B: Abbreviations Appendix C: Japanese-American Relocation Centers Appendix D: Chronology. Author Index. Subject Index.