New York : Pantheon Books, c1978.
A portrayal of how and why Japan waged war from 1931-1945 and what life was like for the Japanese people in a society engaged in total war.
LibraryThing member Artymedon
The Author, a Japanese Professor, was nominated twice for the Nobel Peace Price. A different perspective shows that the Pacific Theater was more peripheral to the control of China's natural resources. Ienaga depicts a Japanese Militaro-Industrial-Academic complex well in control with few left to resist its expansionist hawks.