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Shocking crimes of postwar Japan

by Mark Schreiber

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Published by Yenbooks in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Crime -- Japan -- Case studies.,
    • Criminals -- Japan -- Case studies.,
    • Murder -- Japan -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 310-312).

      StatementMark Schreiber.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7113.5 .S37 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination312 p. :
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL816698M
      ISBN 104900737348
      LC Control Number95060910
      OCLC/WorldCa35362478

        The book focuses on the behaviour of five groups in history including the Japanese Army in China in - the start of the second Sino-Japenese war between China and the Empire of Japan .   These are books driven by a mission—to effect social change, to solve decades’ old mysteries, to give voice to the voiceless. In short, these aren’t your parents’ procedurals. The field of books that could conceivably be labeled “true crime” is so vast, it’s nearly impossible to narrow it down to a coherent list of the ten best.

      Japan’s crimes against Asian peoples had never been a major issue in the postwar United States, and—with the notable exceptions of former U.S. prisoners of war held by the Japanese—even remembrance of Japanese wartime atrocities against Americans dimmed as years passed.   In addition to the central Tokyo trial, various tribunals sitting outside Japan judged some 5, Japanese guilty of war crimes, of whom more than were executed. Japan’s postwar.

        The shock factor makes even worse the impact of a painfully slow and thorough account of the murder of a Japanese soldier in Mongolia during the second Sino-Japanese war, told in one of the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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