Encyclopedia of Japanese American Internment

Encyclopedia of Japanese American Internment

Book - 2013
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This book addresses the forced removal and confinement of Japanese Americans during World War II--a topic significant to all Americans, regardless of race or color.

* Provides comprehensive, authoritative, concise, and clearly written information about the internment of Japanese Americans in a single volume

* Combines first-hand accounts by participants in this tragic and historic experience with detailed descriptions of assembly centers, concentration camps, and military and Justice Department internment camps to enable readers to imagine what being interned was like

* Describes historic events; examines the legal, political, and social ramifications; supplies biographies of key individuals; and discusses the significance of Japanese internment in Asian American history

* Serves as an effective introduction to the subject of Japanese American internment for high school and undergraduate students as well as general readers

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Greenwood ; ABC-CLIO, 2013
ISBN: 9780313399152
Characteristics: xlvii, 342 p. : ill. ; 26 cm


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