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Book Review: Cold War Ruins: Transpacific Critique of American Justice and Japanese War Crimes by Lisa Yoneyama Duke University Press, Durham, 2016. xii, 320 pages. $94.95, cloth; $25.95, paper.

Aszkielowicz, D. (2018) Book Review: Cold War Ruins: Transpacific Critique of American Justice and Japanese War Crimes by Lisa Yoneyama Duke University Press, Durham, 2016. xii, 320 pages. $94.95, cloth; $25.95, paper. The Journal of Japanese Studies, 44 (1). pp. 225-229.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1353/jjs.2018.0028
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Abstract

When Japan surrendered in 1945, the victorious Allies believed there was strong evidence that Japanese forces, during their invasion and occupation of territories in Asia and the Pacific, had committed serious war crimes. Led by the United States, the Allies began an ambitious program to bring to justice senior Japanese leaders who had been key in taking Japan to war and other perpetrators of war crimes…

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Arts
Publisher: Society for Japanese Studies
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/41720
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