Pearl Harbor and the Coming of the Pacific War A Brief History with Documents and Essays

ISBN-10: 0312147880
ISBN-13: 9780312147884
Edition: 1999
Authors: Akira Iriye
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Description: Could more have been done during those frantic months to prevent the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor in 1941? Assembling many primary documents, the author invites students to determine how and why the US and Japan went to war.

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Book details

List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 2/15/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 258
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Could more have been done during those frantic months to prevent the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor in 1941? Assembling many primary documents, the author invites students to determine how and why the US and Japan went to war.

Foreword
Preface
Maps
Introduction: "The Day of Infamy"
The War in Europe
The War in Asia
The American Dilemma
Toward Pearl Harbor
The Documents
Imperial Conference, November 5, 1941
Plan A and Plan B, November 7 and November 20, 1941
Washington Discussions on China and the Tripartite (Axis) Pact
Cordell Hull, Memorandum, November 17, 1941
Joseph W. Ballantine, Memorandum, November 18, 1941
Discussing Plan B
Joseph W. Ballantine, Memorandum, November 20, 1941
Joseph W. Ballantine, Memorandum, November 22, 1941
Joseph W. Ballantine, Memorandum, November 22, 1941
Draft Proposed Modus Vivendi with Japan, November 22, 1941
Revised Draft of Proposed Modus Vivendi with Japan, November 24, 1941
Final Draft of Proposed Modus Vivendi with Japan, November 25, 1941
Discarding the Modus Vivendi
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Cable to Winston S. Churchill, November 24, 1941
Winston Churchill, Cable to Franklin D. Roosevelt, November 26, 1941
Winston Churchill, Cable to Franklin D. Roosevelt, November 30, 1941
The Hull Note
Cordell Hull, Outline of Proposed Basis for Agreement between the United States and Japan, November 26, 1941
Joseph W. Ballantine, Memorandum, November 26, 1941
Japan's View of the Hull Note
Tokyo to Berlin, November 30, 1941
Washington to Tokyo, December 1, 1941
Tokyo to Washington, December 1, 1941
Tokyo to London, December 1, 1941
Tokyo to Washington, December 1, 1941
Washington to Tokyo, December 2, 1941
Washington to Tokyo, December 2, 1941
Tokyo to Washington, December 2, 1941
Washington to Tokyo, December 3, 1941
Washington to Tokyo, December 5, 1941
Tokyo to Washington, December 6, 1941
Imperial Conference, December 1, 1941
Japan's December 7 Note
Kichisaburo Nomura, Memorandum, December 7, 1941
Joseph W. Ballantine, Memorandum, December 7, 1941
A Declaration of War That Was Never Sent, December _th, 1941
Illustrations
Introduction: Pearl Harbor in Global Context
China
The Soviet Union
Great Britain
The British Commonwealth
The Dutch East Indies
The Philippines
French Indochina
Germany
The Essays
Sumio Hatano and Sadao Asada, Japan's Decision to "Go South"
Minoru Nomura, The Petroleum Question
Waldo H. Heinrichs, Ambassador Joseph C. Grew and the U.S.-Japanese Crisis
David Kahn, Pearl Harbor as an Intelligence Failure
Katsumi Usui, The Chinese-Japanese War
Wang Xi, China and U.S.-Japanese Relations
Anthony Best, The British Perspective
Ken'ichi Got�´, The Indonesian Perspective

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