“Reaping the Consequences: The Politics of Hate and Atrocity in the Pacific War”

Written by: Luke Matthews The key belligerents of the Pacific War, the United States and the Empire of Japan, engaged in a mutually constitutive identity construction that branded “the other” as savage and necessarily killable. This was based on conceptions of racial and civilizational hierarchy, with each side contending that the other was its direct […]