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The Resource Did the atomic bomb cause the surrender of Japan? : an alternative explanation of the end of World War II, Brien Hallett ; with a foreword by George Simson

Did the atomic bomb cause the surrender of Japan? : an alternative explanation of the end of World War II, Brien Hallett ; with a foreword by George Simson

Label
Did the atomic bomb cause the surrender of Japan? : an alternative explanation of the end of World War II
Title
Did the atomic bomb cause the surrender of Japan?
Title remainder
an alternative explanation of the end of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Brien Hallett ; with a foreword by George Simson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this provocative book Hallett argues that dropping the atomic bomb on Japan had no impact on their surrender to America. What was more important was the threat of a Soviet and American invasion, and the Japanese government preferred to deal with America rather than have the Soviets turn the country communist. The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were certainly evil, but how evil? Evil in which way? Conventionally, their evil has been explained away by repeating that the atomic bombings?ended the war to save lives.? If true, the evil was not truly evil. In this book, Professor Hall
Cataloging source
N$T
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Hallett, Brien
Dewey number
940.53/12
Index
index present
LC call number
D813.J3
LC item number
H353 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Capitulations, Military
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • Atomic bomb
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan)
  • Nagasaki-shi (Japan)
  • Bombardment of Hiroshima-shi (Japan : 1945)
  • Bombardment of Nagasaki-shi (Japan : 1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • HISTORY
  • Armistices
  • Atomic bomb
  • Capitulations, Military
  • Military policy
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • United States
Label
Did the atomic bomb cause the surrender of Japan? : an alternative explanation of the end of World War II, Brien Hallett ; with a foreword by George Simson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
DID THE ATOMIC BOMB CAUSE THE SURRENDER OF JAPAN? An Alternative Explanation of the End of World War II; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; "Of Deaths Put on by Cunning and Forced Cause"; How many Lives Were Saved?; Did the Bombs Force Japan to Surrender; How Could It Happen? A Subjective Answer; Who Did It?; Truman: The Archfiend?; How Could It Have Happened? An Objective Answer; A Radically Banal Evil; A Failure of Imagination; The Past as Future; References; Index
Control code
815276664
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773417304
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815276664
Label
Did the atomic bomb cause the surrender of Japan? : an alternative explanation of the end of World War II, Brien Hallett ; with a foreword by George Simson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
DID THE ATOMIC BOMB CAUSE THE SURRENDER OF JAPAN? An Alternative Explanation of the End of World War II; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; "Of Deaths Put on by Cunning and Forced Cause"; How many Lives Were Saved?; Did the Bombs Force Japan to Surrender; How Could It Happen? A Subjective Answer; Who Did It?; Truman: The Archfiend?; How Could It Have Happened? An Objective Answer; A Radically Banal Evil; A Failure of Imagination; The Past as Future; References; Index
Control code
815276664
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773417304
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815276664

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