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Author Chang, Iris, author.

Title The rape of Nanking : the forgotten holocaust of World War II / Iris Chang.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Teen Non-Fiction    951.042 CHA    Available
Description xiii, 314 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: 1997. With new epilogue.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-299) and index.
Summary In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered a death toll exceeding that of the atomic blasts of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined. Using extensive interviews with survivors and newly discovered documents, Iris Chang has written the definitive history of this horrifying episode.
Contents Foreword / William C. Kirby -- Introduction -- Part one (1. The path to Nanking ; 2. Six weeks of terror ; 3. The fall of Nanking ; 4. The Nanking safety zone) -- Part two (What the world knew ; 7. The occupation of Nanking ; 8. Judgment day ; 9. The fate of the survivors) -- Part three (10. The forgotten holocaust: a second rape) -- Epilogue -- Epilogue to 2011 edition.
Subject Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937.
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780465068364 (pbk.)
0465068367 (pbk.)

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