Nanyo (Pacific Islands Monograph #4) (Paperback)

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Peattie's] remarkably readable narrative goes far beyond military and diplomatic history. --Choice

Peattie's comprehensive and fascinating book adds greatly to our knowledge of colonial governments in general, the Japanese empire in particular, and the global significance of the Pacific Islands. --The Contemporary PacificThe significance of this book by Peattie, a lifelong scholar of the Japanese empire, is that it brings Japan's 30-year imperial adventure in the Pacific out of the shadows at last. While indispensable for those who have a special interest in the vast part of Micronedia that Japan ruled, the author's contribution has an importance for others as well. It offers a carefully researched and penetrating look into the heart and soul of one of the very few non-Western colonial powers in the Pacific. --Francis Hezel, Journal of Pacific History
Product Details
ISBN: 9780824814809
ISBN-10: 0824814800
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Publication Date: July 1st, 1992
Pages: 382
Language: English
Series: Pacific Islands Monograph