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Ronald H. Spector’s In the Ruins of Empire: The Japanese Surrender and the Battle for Postwar Asia provides an excellent examination of the problems that arose in Asia following... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jake Zirkle
This book is not about Japan. It is about the countries that emerged after the Japanese empire collapsed in 1945. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Bradley Nelson
Spector explores the aftermath of WWII in five Asian nations that were still largely under Japanese occupation in August of 1945. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Brian Griffith
This is a remarkable survey of what happened in China, Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia as the Japanese empire was forced to withdraw. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Yersin USA
Author has examined post World War II political landscape in East Asia and Far East. Prelude Japan’s surrender US marines had landed in China to restore peace and stability. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Karun Mukherji
The book describes the major post-War political events Southeast Asia, China and Korea from 1945 through 1950, centered around the shift of power from Japanese Army forces to... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Roffee
The main focus of In the Ruins of Empire, is to prove to the reader that World War II did not end on August 14, 1945 and that peace in Asia was proven to be rather elusive. Read morePublished 20 months ago by B Dillow
I was hoping for more concentration down south, especially Indonesia where the local Japanese allies were able to win independance from Holland in the years after the war. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Spruce Goose
Only a historian would enjoy so much detail. Not a book for the average reader looking for an interesting story. Too much of names, dates, places, and endless details. Read morePublished on August 10, 2014 by Robert Pickett