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Embracing Defeat

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Country  United States
Publication date  1999
Pages  676
Originally published  1999
Genre  History
Publisher  W. W. Norton & Company
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Language  English
Media type  Print (hardcover)
ISBN  978-0-393-32027-5
Author  John W. Dower
Page count  676
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Awards  Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction
Similar  John W Dower books, Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction winners, History books

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Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II is a history book written by John W. Dower and published by W. W. Norton & Company in 1999. The book covers the Occupation of Japan by the Allies between August 1945 and April 1952, delving into topics such as Douglas MacArthur's administration, the Tokyo war crimes trials and Hirohito's controversial Humanity Declaration.

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Described by The New York Times as "magisterial and beautifully written," the book won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, the 1999 National Book Award, the 2000 Bancroft Prize, the 2000 L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award, the Mark Lynton History Prize and the 1999 Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

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Publication

  • Dower, John W. Embracing defeat: Japan in the wake of World War II (2003 ed.). W.W. Norton & Co. ISBN 978-0-393-32027-5.  Total pages: 676.
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