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The Nanking Atrocity, 1937-38: Complicating the Picture

edited by Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi
Format
Book
Published
New York : Berghahn Books, 2017.
Edition
Second Edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781785336744 (hardback : alk. paper), 9781785335969 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781785335976 (ebook)
Contents
  • Iris Chang reassessed: a polemical introduction to the second edition
  • The messiness of historical reality / Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi
  • The Nanking atrocity: an interpretive overview / Fujiwara Akira
  • Section I. War crimes and doubts
  • Massacres outside Nanking City / Kasahara Tokushi
  • Massacres near Mufushan / Ono Kenji
  • Part of the numbers issue: demography and civilian victims / David Askew
  • The Nanking 100-man killing contest debate, 1971-75 / Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi
  • Radhabinod Pal on the rape of Nanking: the Tokyo judgment and the guilt of history / Timothy Brook
  • Section II. Aggressors and collaborators
  • Letters from a reserve officer conscripted to Nanking / Amano Saburô
  • Chinese collaboration in Nanking / Timothy Brook
  • Westerners in occupied nanking: December 1937 to February 1938 / David Askew
  • Wartime accounts of the Nanking atrocity / Takashi Yoshida
  • Section III. Another denied holocaust?
  • The Nanking atrocity and Chinese historical memory / Joshua A. Fogel
  • A tale of two atrocities: critical appraisal of American historiography / Masahiro Yamamoto
  • Higashinakano Osamichi: the last word in denial / Kasahara Tokushi
  • Nanking: denial and atonement in contemporary Japan / Kimura Takuji
  • Postscript
  • Leftover problems / Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi.
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Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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