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Meirion Harries

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Meirion and Susie Harries began their writing partnership in 1979 and have since co-authored six books, as well as articles on Japanese security and environmental policy for English and Japanese newspapers. This is their second book on Japanese history. They live in England.

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The Last Days of Innocence
America at War, 1917-1918
Written by Meirion Harries and Susie Harries

Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 24, 1998
Price: $22.00

"Well-crafted in every way...a vivid and authoritative history."
--Cleveland Plain Dealer

In the Spring of 1917, America went to war with an innocent determination to re-make the world. When the smoke lifted in November 1918, the nation emerged with its sense of purpose shattered, its certainties shaken, and with a new and unwelcome... Read more >

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Soldiers of the Sun
The Rise and Fall of the Imperial Japanese Army
Written by Meirion Harries

Format: Trade Paperback, 604 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: July 5, 1994
Price: $27.00

Soldiers of the Sun traces the origins of the Imperial Japanese Army back to its samurai roots in the nineteenth century to tell the story of the rise and fall of this extraordinary military force. Meirion and Susie Harries have written the first full Western account of the Imperial Japanese Army... Read more >
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