John W. Dower

American historian

1938   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Amherst College, Harvard University, Classical High School
occupation: historian, writer, political scientist
award received: PEN New England Award, National Book Award for Nonfiction, Bancroft Prize, Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

John W. Dower (born June 21, 1938 in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American author and historian. His 1999 book Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II won the U.S. National Book Award for Nonfiction, the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, the Bancroft Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Mark Lynton History Prize, and the John K. Fairbank Prize of the American Historical Association.
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Embracing Defeat

book by John W. Dower

author: John W. Dower

War Without Mercy

1966 history book written by John W. Dower

author: John W. Dower


Empire and Aftermath

author: John W. Dower

Japan in War and Peace

author: John W. Dower

War without Mercy

author: John W. Dower

Cultures of war

author: John W. Dower

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