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Bombing civilians : a twentieth-century history /

by Young, Marilyn Blatt; Tanaka, Toshiyuki.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : London : New Press ; Turnaround [distributor], 2010Description: viii, 291 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781595585479; 1595585478.Subject(s): Military history, Modern -- 20th century | Civilian war casualties -- History -- 20th century | Bombing, Aerial -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties | World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
Contents:
British "humane bombing" in Iraq during the Interwar era / Yuki Tanaka -- The bombing campaigns in World War II : the European theater / Ronald Schaffer -- The bombing war in Germany, 2005-1940 : back to the future? / Robert G. Moeller -- A forgotten holocaust : U.S. bombing strategy, the destruction of Japanese cities, and the American way of war from the Pacific war to Iraq / Mark Selden -- Were the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki justified? / Tsuyoshi Hasegawa -- Strategic bombing of Chongqing by Imperial Japanese army and naval forces / Tetsuo Maeda -- Bombing civilians from the twentieth to the twenty-first centuries / Marilyn B. Young -- The United States and strategic bombing : from prophecy to memory / Michael Sherry -- Bombing and the morality of war / C.A.J. Coady -- Aerial bombardment of civilians : the current international legal framework / Timothy L.H. McCormack and Helen Durham
Summary: This title includes contributions from scholars in the US and Europe as well as new arguments by Japanese historian Tsuyoshi Hasegawa claiming that Soviet invasion, rather than atomic bombing, lead to the Japanese surrender of the Pacific
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Includes bibliographical references and index

British "humane bombing" in Iraq during the Interwar era / Yuki Tanaka -- The bombing campaigns in World War II : the European theater / Ronald Schaffer -- The bombing war in Germany, 2005-1940 : back to the future? / Robert G. Moeller -- A forgotten holocaust : U.S. bombing strategy, the destruction of Japanese cities, and the American way of war from the Pacific war to Iraq / Mark Selden -- Were the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki justified? / Tsuyoshi Hasegawa -- Strategic bombing of Chongqing by Imperial Japanese army and naval forces / Tetsuo Maeda -- Bombing civilians from the twentieth to the twenty-first centuries / Marilyn B. Young -- The United States and strategic bombing : from prophecy to memory / Michael Sherry -- Bombing and the morality of war / C.A.J. Coady -- Aerial bombardment of civilians : the current international legal framework / Timothy L.H. McCormack and Helen Durham

This title includes contributions from scholars in the US and Europe as well as new arguments by Japanese historian Tsuyoshi Hasegawa claiming that Soviet invasion, rather than atomic bombing, lead to the Japanese surrender of the Pacific

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