Title Profile & Character Information

Embracing Defeat

Annotation
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the 1999 National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Embracing Defeat is John W. Dower's brilliant examination of Japan in the immediate, shattering aftermath of World War II.

Awards
1999  National Book Awards
1999  Library Journal Best Books of the Year
2000  Pulitzer Prize
2000  Bancroft Prize
1999  Los Angeles Times Book Prizes
2000  American Library Association Notable Books
2000  J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize
2000  L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award

GenreNonFiction
History
Sociology
TopicsJapanese military
World War II
Japanese politics and government
Japanese society
Japanese culture
Japanese history
Adversaries
Americans in foreign countries
American foreign policy
American foreign relations
Occupations
SettingJapan