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Citizen Internees: A Second Look at Race and Citizenship in Japanese American Internment Camps

Authors:
Ivey, Linda L.
Kaatz, Kevin W.

ISBN:
978 1 4408 3700 5
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
277
List price(s):
48.00 USD
37.00 GBP
40.00 EUR

Publication date:
27 March 2017

Full description: 

Through a new collection of primary documents about Japanese internment during World War II, this book enables a broader understanding of the injustice experienced by displaced people within the United States in the 20th century.* Enables readers to see-through primary documents comprising letters written by the internees and banker J. Elmer Moorish in Redwood City, CA-how Japanese-American citizens who were interned during World War II handled their financial affairs* Analyzes the interactions between Japanese Americans and Anglo-Americans during a period of widespread xenophobia and racial tension in the United States* Helps readers to better understand the important issues of citizenship and race in America during and just after World War II* Reveals new information on the day-to-day lives of Japanese Americans while residing in internment camps located in various areas of the United States

Biography: 

Linda L. Ivey, PhD, is associate professor of history at California State University, East Bay.Kevin W. Kaatz, PhD, is assistant professor of history at California State University, East Bay.

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