all ebooks in category: History of Japan (43)

Infamy: Pearl Harbor and Its Aftermath
English | September 23rd, 2014 | ISBN: 0385145594, 038542051X | 376 pages | EPUB | 28.65 MB

Bestselling author and historian John Toland's expertise and skill as a narrator were awarded with the Pulitzer Prize for his sweeping Rising Sun. In Infamy, …

Dogs and Demons
English | EPUB | 0.2 MB

The crises–and failures–of modernization in Japan, as seen up close by a resident expertJapan is a nation in crisis, and the crisis goes far beyond …

The Atomic Bomb: Voices from Hiroshima and Nagasaki
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0873325567 | 318 Pages | PDF | 11 MB

This collection of factual reports, short stories, poems and drawings expresses in a deeply personal voice the devastating effects of the bombings of Hiroshima and …

Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1442644400 | PDF | pages: 266 | 2.5 mb

The history of German medicine has undergone intense scrutiny because of its indelible connection to Nazi crimes. What is less well known is that Meiji …

Code of the Samurai: A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke
English | September 15, 1999 | ISBN: 0804831904 | EPUB | 128 pages | 4.9 MB

Learn the ways of the Japanese Bushido Code with this very readable, modern translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu. Code of the Samurai is a four-hundred-year-old …

Setting the Rising Sun: Halsey's Aviators Strike Japan, Summer 1945
English | April 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 0811738426 | 368 pages | EPUB | 6.93 MB

By the summer of 1945, Adm. Bull Halsey's U.S. Third Fleet had fought its way far enough in the Pacific that its carrier-based fighters could …

Bloody Okinawa: The Last Great Battle of World War II
English | ISBN: 0306903229 | 2020 | EPUB | 432 pages | 8 MB

A stirring narrative of World War II's final major battle–the Pacific war's largest, bloodiest, most savagely fought campaign–the last of its kind. On Easter Sunday, …

Emperor of Japan
English | ISBN: 023112340X | 2002 | 928 pages | EPUB | 23 MB

When Emperor Meiji began his rule, in 1867, Japan was a splintered empire, dominated by the shogun and the daimyos, who ruled over the country's …

Chinese Soldier vs Japanese Soldier: China 1937–38 (Combat)
English | October 18th, 2018 | ISBN: 1472828208 | 80 pages | EPUB | 19.63 MB

In July 1937, the Marco Polo Bridge Incident sparked a bloody conflict between Chinese and Japanese forces that would rage across China and beyond for …

Kaigun: Strategy, Tactics, and Technology in the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1887-1941
English | January 15th, 2015 | ISBN: 159114244X, 0870211927 | 696 pages | EPUB (True/HQ) | 19.77 MB

One of the great spectacles of modern naval history is the Imperial Japanese Navy's instrumental role in Japan's rise from an isolationist feudal kingdom to …