Japan 1941

Countdown to Infamy
CD - unabridged
Audio (11 discs)
Product Number: DD9956
Released: Oct 29, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781452616773
Narrator/s: Laural Merlington
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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When Japan attacked the United States in 1941, argues Eri Hotta, its leaders, in large part, understood they were entering a conflict they were bound to lose. Availing herself of rarely consulted material, Hotta poses essential questions overlooked by historians in the seventy years since: Why did these men-military men, civilian politicians, diplomats, the emperor-put their country and its citizens in harm's way? Why did they make a decision that was doomed from the start? Introducing us to the doubters, bluffers, and schemers who led their nation into this conflagration, Hotta brilliantly shows us a Japan never before glimpsed-eager to avoid war but fraught with tensions with the West, blinded by traditional notions of pride and honor, nearly escaping disaster before it finally proved inevitable.

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Author(s): Eri Hotta
Narrator(s): Laural Merlington
Product Number Z100100102
Released: Jul 20, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781452696775
Author(s): Eri Hotta
Product Number EB00161555
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780385350518

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