Russia Against Japan 1904-05: A New Look at the Russo-Japanese War :: J. N. (John Norton) Westwood

Russia Against Japan 1904-05: A New Look at the Russo-Japanese War :: J. N. (John Norton) Westwood soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Macmillan, 1986, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps (1); References;

From the cover: The Russo-Japanese conflict was recognised, in its time, as introducing a new era of warfare, involving millions of men and weapons of mass destruction. In the decade which elapsed after its end much was written about it. The First World War marked a second stage in the development of twentieth-century-style total war, and so overshadowed the Russo-Japanese War that little further study was made of the latter. Subsequent books on this subject were for popular readerships, and mainly recycled the knowledge and beliefs of the pre-1914 years.

This book aims to present a short account of the war, stripped of the legends that successive journalists and authors have attached to it, and at the same time present new angles and interpretations based on hitherto un…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little spotted on the verso. Some light age-toning to the edges of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (vi) 183 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my Military History catalogue?



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