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Concentration camps on the home front : Japanese Americans in the house of Jim Crow

Author: John Howard
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Without trial and without due process, the United States government locked up nearly all of those citizens and longtime residents who were of Japanese descent during World War II. Ten concentration camps were set up across the country to confine over 120,000 inmates. Almost 20,000 of them were shipped to the only two camps in the segregated South--Jerome and Rohwer in Arkansas--locations that put them right in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Howard, John, 1962-
Concentration camps on the home front.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007050680
(OCoLC)184906156
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Howard
ISBN: 9780226354774 0226354776 0226354768 9780226354767
OCLC Number: 435816414
Description: 1 online resource (344 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Introduction; 1 Expansion and Restriction; 2 Subversion; 3 Concentration and Cooperation; 4 Camp Life; 5 Race, War, Dances; 6 Americanization and Christianization; 7 Strikes and Resistance; 8 Segregation, Expatriation, Annihilation; 9 Resettlement and Dispersal; 10 Occupation and Statehood; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index.
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