September 30: America's Coming of War

 

Topics:
  Tokyo and Washington

Lecturer:
  Marc Selverstone
 
Readings:
 

Required:
Reynolds, From Munich to Pearl Harbor, pp. 123-89.

Overy and Wheatcroft, The Road to War, pp. 288-97.


Recommended:
Overy and Wheatcroft, The Road to War, pp. 298-343.

Murray and Millett, A War to Be Won, pp. 164-68.


Suggested:
Herbert P. Bix, Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan (London: Duckworth, 2000), pp. 387-437.

Akira Iriye, Pearl Harbor and the Coming of the Pacific War: A Brief History with Documents and Essays (Boston: Bedford/St.Martin's, 1999).

Waldo H. Heinrichs, Threshold of War: Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Entry into World War II (New York: Oxford University Press, 1988).

Jonathan Utley, Going to War with Japan, 1937-1941 (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1985).

 
Additional Resources:
  Class Slideshow

Pearl Harbor Remembered

Discovery of Japanese Pearl Harbor Sub, BBC News, August 29, 2002
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