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A tragedy of democracy : Japanese confinement in North America / Greg Robinson.

Author/Creator:
Robinson, Greg, 1966-
Publication:
New York : Columbia University Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 397 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
Japanese Americans -- Pacific States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Japanese Americans -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century.
Pacific States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- United States.
Japanese -- Government policy -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Canada -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Canada.
Contents:
Background to confinement
The decision to remove ethnic Japanese from the West Coast
Removal from the West Coast and control of ethnic Japanese outside
The camp experience
Military service and legal challenges
The end of confinement and the postwar readjustment of Issei and Nisei
Redress and the bitter heritage.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780231129220 (cloth : alk. paper)
023112922X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231520126 (e-book)
0231520123 (e-book)
OCLC:
273823712
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