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John W. Dower

John W. Dower is professor emeritus of history at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His interests lie in modern Japanese history and U.S.-Japan relations. He is the author of several books, including Ways of Forgetting, War Without Mercy, Cultures of War, and Embracing Defeat, which received numerous honors (including the Pulitzer Prize).

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    • Embracing Defeat

    • By: John W. Dower
    • Narrated by: Edward Lewis
    • Length: 21 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 238
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    This illuminating study explores the ways in which the defeat of the Japanese in World War II, followed by over six years of American military occupation, affected every level of Japanese society....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner!

    • By KF on 10-09-07

    Regular price: $31.47

    • War Without Mercy

    • Race and Power in the Pacific War
    • By: John W. Dower
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
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    In this monumental history, professor John Dower reveals a hidden, explosive dimension of the Pacific War - race....

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    • War without Mercy

    • By rbergen on 05-02-17

    Regular price: $30.09

    • Cultures of War

    • Pearl Harbor / Hiroshima / 9-11 / Iraq
    • By: John W. Dower
    • Narrated by: Kevin Foley
    • Length: 17 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
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    Over recent decades, John W. Dower, one of America’s preeminent historians, has addressed the roots and consequences of war from multiple perspectives....

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    • This one is crap

    • By The Corps on 05-30-11

    Regular price: $27.99

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