The Resource Japanese prisoners of war, edited by Philip Towle, Margaret Kosuge and Yoichi Kibata

Japanese prisoners of war, edited by Philip Towle, Margaret Kosuge and Yoichi Kibata

Label
Japanese prisoners of war
Title
Japanese prisoners of war
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philip Towle, Margaret Kosuge and Yoichi Kibata
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
During World War II the Japanese were stereotyped in the European imagination as fanatical, cruel, almost inhuman - an image reflected in most books and films about prisoner of war in the Far East. While the Japanese cetainly treated those they captured badly, behaving far worse to Chinese and native captives than to Europeans, the conventional view of the Japanese is unhistorical and simplistic. It fails to recognize that hte Japanese were acting at a time of supreme national crisis trial, at a particular period of their history, and that their attitudes were influenced by a combination of th
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
940.5472
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
D805.J3
LC item number
J26 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Towle, Philip
  • Kosuge, Margaret
  • Kibata, Yōichi
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Southeast Asia
Label
Japanese prisoners of war, edited by Philip Towle, Margaret Kosuge and Yoichi Kibata
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Introduction; 1 The Japanese Army and Prisoners of War; 2 The Changi POW Camp and the Burma-Thailand Railway; 3 Allied POWs and the Burma-Thailand Railway; 4 Understanding the Enemy: Military Intelligence, Political Warfare and Japanese Prisoners of War in Australia, 1942-45; 5 POWs and International Law; 6 Culture, Race and Power in Japan's Wartime Empire; 7 Japan's Racial Identity in the Second World War: The Cultural Context of Japanese Treatment of POWs; 8 Japanese Treatment of British Prisoners: The Historical Context
  • 9 Religion, the Red Cross and Japanese Treatment of POWs10 The Post-War Treatment of Japanese Overseas Nationals; 11 Towards Reconciliation: Japanese Reactions to Ernest Gordon; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (216 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283201964
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000107207
  • (EBL)743218
  • (OCoLC)741691557
  • (SSID)ssj0000523615
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12233657
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000523615
  • (PQKBWorkID)10539899
  • (PQKB)10039976
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC743218
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000107207
Label
Japanese prisoners of war, edited by Philip Towle, Margaret Kosuge and Yoichi Kibata
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Introduction; 1 The Japanese Army and Prisoners of War; 2 The Changi POW Camp and the Burma-Thailand Railway; 3 Allied POWs and the Burma-Thailand Railway; 4 Understanding the Enemy: Military Intelligence, Political Warfare and Japanese Prisoners of War in Australia, 1942-45; 5 POWs and International Law; 6 Culture, Race and Power in Japan's Wartime Empire; 7 Japan's Racial Identity in the Second World War: The Cultural Context of Japanese Treatment of POWs; 8 Japanese Treatment of British Prisoners: The Historical Context
  • 9 Religion, the Red Cross and Japanese Treatment of POWs10 The Post-War Treatment of Japanese Overseas Nationals; 11 Towards Reconciliation: Japanese Reactions to Ernest Gordon; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (216 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283201964
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000107207
  • (EBL)743218
  • (OCoLC)741691557
  • (SSID)ssj0000523615
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12233657
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000523615
  • (PQKBWorkID)10539899
  • (PQKB)10039976
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC743218
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000107207

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