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Japan's Role in Southeast Asian Nationalist Movements, 1940 to 1945
Japan's Role in Southeast Asian Nationalist Movements, 1940 to 1945
By Willard H. Elsbree
Harvard University Press (for the International Secretariat, Institute of Pacific Relations), 1953, 182 pp.

An illuminating inquiry into the reasons why Japan received the coöperation she did against the European Powers in her drive into Southeast Asia, and why, later, she was herself unable to maintain the support of the national movements.