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Author Schaller, Michael, 1947-

Title Douglas MacArthur : the Far Eastern general / Michael Schaller
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1989


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 W'PONDS  940.5426 Sch/Dmt  AVAILABLE
Description 320 pages : illustrations
Contents The making of a general -- MacArthur and the New Deal, 1933-35 -- The field marshal of the Philippines -- The road to war, 1937-41 -- Retreat in the Pacific -- The Pacific War and American politics -- The Philippines and liberation politics -- Destination : Tokyo -- The supreme commander -- Occupied Japan and American politics, 1945-49 -- The boundaries of chaos : the Cold War in Asia -- The Korean War begins -- An entirely new war -- Fading away.
Summary Offers a portrait of the American general, focusing on his two decades in the Far East, and an analysis of American foreign policy in Asia
Analysis Armies History
East Asia
South-East Asia
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 297-307
Subject MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.
United States. Army -- Biography.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean.
Asia -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- Asia.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 88022516
ISBN 019503886X