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  • The Russo-Japanese War and its Shaping of the Twentieth Centuryby Frank Jacob

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Russo-Japanese War was in essence a colonial conflict between the expanding interests of Russia and Japan in East Asia. However, while appearing regional, the war itself in fact had a major global impact. The conflict and Japanese victory stimulated the Russian revolutionary movement in 1905 and hence the Russian Revolution of 1917. In addition,... more...

  • Multidisciplinary Studies of the Environment and Civilizationby Yoshinori Yasuda; Mark J. Hudson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Multidisciplinary Studies on the Environment and Civilization draws on research from a diverse range of fields across the humanities, social and natural sciences to discover what is needed to develop an affluent, sustainable and resilient world for the twenty-first century and beyond. The contributions throughout this volume build and promote frameworks... more...

  • The Enemy at His Backby Elizabeth Churchill Brown

    Eschenburg Press 2017; US$ 4.99

    This work discusses the communist schedule for taking over America and its potential loss of liberty. The author’s goal is to succeed in awakening the American people to the immediate mortal danger and have better knowledge on how to protect ourselves from communism. “Elizabeth Churchill Brown’s book is one of the clearest and most factual expositions... more...

  • Spies, Dupes, and Diplomatsby Ralph de Toledano

    Eschenburg Press 2017; US$ 4.99

    This compelling story brings to light buried facts about Russian espionage, Pearl Harbor, the Amerasia Case, the Institute of Pacific relations, and the Far Eastern Division of the State Departments during World War II. more...

  • The Axis Alliance and Japanese-American Relations, 1941by Dr. Paul W. Schroeder

    Eschenburg Press 2017; US$ 4.99

    The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 is remembered by Americans as something like a bolt out of the blue, a sneak attack from an irrational enemy. The truth, however, is that the Japanese attack was preceded by six months of intense diplomatic negotiations between the Japanese and the Americans. In The Axis Alliance and Japanese-American... more...

  • Destinyby Koji Takazawa; Patricia G. Steinhoff; Lina J. Terrell; Ryoko Yamamoto; Kazumi Higashikubo; Shinji Kojima; Eiko Saeki; Kazutoh Ishida; Midori Ishida

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 24.99

    In 1970, nine members of a Japanese New Left group called the Red Army Faction hijacked a domestic airliner to North Korea with dreams of acquiring the military training to bring about a revolution in Japan. The North Korean government accepted the hijackers—who became known in the media as the Yodogō group, based on the name of the hijacked plane—and... more...

  • Transitions to Modernity in Taiwanby Niki Alsford

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    On 19 April 1895, British Consul Lionel Charles Hopkins, at the northern port of Tamsui, was summoned by Tang Jingsong, the governor of Taiwan, to his yamen in the western district of Taipei. Shortly after his arrival, Hopkins was handed a petition. Signed by a number of Taiwanese ‘notables’, the document appealed to the British government to incorporate... more...

  • Torpedoes Away, Sir!by Maxwell Hawkins

    Eschenburg Press 2017; US$ 3.99

    TORPEDOES AWAY, SIR! is the story of our submarine navy in the Pacific during the first eighteen months of the Japanese war. Anecdotes are told about real men and real submarines. Besides painting a vivid picture of the exciting underwater warfare and of the heroism of our submariners, TORPEDOES AWAY, SIR! gives an accurate, clear description of an... more...

  • On Valor’s Sideby T. Grady Gallant

    Eschenburg Press 2017; US$ 4.99

    From the initial rigors of Parris Island to actual combat conditions at Guadalcanal—here is an enlisted man’s true, firsthand account of what it was like to be a Marine during World War II. Here are the fears, the moments of triumph and joy, the gamut of emotions in those facing danger and death on the battlefield. Here is the true story of a long,... more...

  • Sink ‘Em Allby Vice-Adm. Charles A. Lockwood; Adm. Chester W. Nimitz

    Eschenburg Press 2017; US$ 4.99

    Originally published in 1951, in Sink ‘Em All: Submarine Warfare in the Pacific Vice-Admiral Charles A. Lockwood, who commanded the U.S. submarines in the Pacific during the greater part of World War II, provides an official account of wartime successes and tragedies. Writing with writes complete authority and authenticity, he describes his efforts... more...