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The Valor of Ignorance

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One of the foremost strategists of the American Army in the first decade of the twentieth century warns of the great danger of militarized Japan and forcasts -- 44 years before it actually happened -- the Japanese invasion of the Philippines.
Hardcover, 344 pages
Published 1909 by Harper
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David Haws
Apr 25, 2009 David Haws rated it really liked it
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This was a pretty fascinating book (maybe because I've been studying Japanese). He dedicates the book (1909) to Elihu Root, and was apparently in with the Republican Progressives. Can anyone recommend a good book about his involvement in China?
Doug Harper
May 22, 2008 Doug Harper rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Five stars because of its importance and the acute insight of the author. He foresaw Pearl Harbor decades beforehand. Stylistically, it rates three, or at most four, stars.
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