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The internment of Japanese Americans / Jeff Hay, editor.

Hay, Jeff. (Added Author).
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Anderson - Anderson Main Library 940.53 Internment (Text) 22960000671346 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780737757927
  • ISBN: 0737757922
  • Physical Description: 170 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2012]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 160-163) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chapter 1. Background on the Japanese American Internment Camps: 1. Japanese American internment in World War II: an overview / Midori Takagi; 2. Many factors influenced the government's decision to open internment camps / David M. Kennedy; 3. Executive Order 9066 clears the path for Japanese American internment / Franklin D. Roosevelt; 4. A notice of exclusion for Japanese Americans in San Francisco / John L. DeWitt; 5. Life in the relocation centers / Caleb Foote; 6. After a long struggle, survivors of the camps received official redress / Japanese American National Museum; 7. Some survivors of the camps seek to preserve them as memorials / Justin Ewers -- Chapter 2. Controversies over Japanese American Internment: 1. Internment of Japanese Americans is necessary and justified / San Francisco News; 2. Blame-shifting and wartime hysteria led to the relocation of Japanese Americans / Roger Daniels; 3. A politician claims the internment camps were justifiable / Katherine Bishop; 4. Returning home was difficult for many after release from the camps / Page Smith; 5. The Supreme Court decides that the relocation and internment of Japanese Americans is constitutional / Harlan F. Stone; 6. The Supreme Court's decisions supporting internment were rightfully overturned / Kermit L. Hall and John J. Patrick; 7. Many Japanese Americans demonstrated their loyalty through military service / Ronald Takaki; 8. Some Japanese Americans were insulted by demands for loyalty and calls to serve / W. Dale Nelson -- Chapter 3. Personal Narratives: 1. The uncertain weeks following Pearl Harbor / Yoshiko Uchida; 2. A university student adjusts to internment / Charles Kikuchi; 3. A married couple, separated by internment, tries to maintain hope / Hanaye and Iwao Matsushita; 4. Recalling the camps more than fifty years later / Reiko Oshima Komoto.
Summary, etc.:
Describes the internment of Japanese Americans in camps during World War II, providing information on the controversy and personal narratives by those who lived through the events.
Subject: Japanese Americans > Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 > Japanese Americans.
Japanese > United States > History.
World War, 1939-1945 > Evacuation of civilians > United States.

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