The Origins of the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific
Longman, 1987 - 202 pagina's
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, which had not been able to defeat the isolated and divided forces of China, decide to go to war against so formidable a combination of powers?
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