Free Shipping in Australia on over 5 million books in stock
Rising Sun By John Toland

Rising Sun

Used Price
$50.99
inc. GST
Free Shipping in Australia

Only 4 left


Rising Sun Summary


Rising Sun by John Toland

This magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning history, told primarily from the Japanese viewpoint, traces the dramatic fortunes of the Empire of the Sun from the invasion of Manchuria to the dropping of the atomic bombs, demolishing many myths surrounding this catastrophic conflict. Why did the dawn attack on Pearl Harbor occur? Was was inevitable? Was the Emperor a puppet or a warmonger? And, finally, what inspired the barbaric actions of those who fought, and who speak here of the unspeakable - murder, cannibalism and desertion? 'Unbelievably rich Readable and exciting' Newsweek'The most readable, yet informative account of the Pacific War' Chicago Sunday Times

Customer Reviews - Rising Sun


Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in Australia
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

Rising Sun Reviews


"'Unbelievably rich... Readable and exciting' Newsweek 'The most readable, yet informative account of the Pacific War' Chicago Sunday Times"

About John Toland


John Toland is a world-famous historian whose books include: Battle: The Story of the Bulge, Adolf Hitler, Infamy: Pearl Harbor and its Aftermath and No Man's Land: The Last Year of the Great War.

Additional information

GOR002140933
Rising Sun by John Toland
John Toland
Military Classics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pen & Sword Books Ltd
2005-07-30
956
1844153045
9781844153046
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.