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Tower of skulls : a history of the Asia-Pacific war, July 1937-May 1942 / Richard B. Frank.

Frank, Richard B, (author.).
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  • 4 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 940.54 FRANK (Text) 34706001662503 Non-Fiction 900-999 Available -
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Lebanon PL - Lebanon 940.5425 FRANK (Text) 34330513458308 Adult - New Non-Fiction Checked out 07/01/2020
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 940.54 FRANK (Text) 30403002401727 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Putnam County Public Library - Main 940.5425 FRA (Text) 30041002327458 New Book Section Available -
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Winchester Comm. PL - Winchester 940.54 FRA (Text) 76682000152726 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 940.5425 FRANK (Text) 33946003579526 New Books . 2nd Floor In transit -

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  • ISBN: 9781324002109
  • ISBN: 1324002107
  • Physical Description: 751 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2020]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 529-711) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The first book in a new three-volume history of the Asia-Pacific War, by the acclaimed author of Downfall and Guadalcanal. In 1937 the swath of the globe from India to Japan contained half the world's population, but only two nations with real sovereignty (Japan and Thailand) and two with compromised sovereignty (China and Mongolia). All other peoples in the region endured under some form of colonialism. Today the region contains nineteen major, fully sovereign nations. Tower of Skulls is the first work in any language to present a unified account of the course and titanic impact of this part of the global war, which began the torturous route to twenty-first-century Asia. Covering with extraordinary detail campaigns in China, Singapore, the Philippines, and Burma, as well as the attack on Pearl Harbor, it expands beyond military elements to highlight the critical political, economic, and social reverberations of the struggle. Finally, it provides a graphic depiction of the often forgotten but truly horrific death toll in the Asia-Pacific region-over 20 million-which continues to shape international relations today"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945 > Casualties > Pacific Area.

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