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The first to cry down injustice : Western Jews and Japanese removal during WWII

Author: Ellen Eisenberg
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume analyzes the range of responses from Jews on the Pacific West to the removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII. While it is often assumed that American Jews because of a commitment to fighting prejudice would have taken a position against this discriminatory policy, the treatment of Japanese Americans was largely ignored by national Jewish groups and liberal groups. For those on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Eisenberg
ISBN: 9780739113813 073911381X 9780739113820 0739113828 0739130137 9780739130131
OCLC Number: 228676726
Description: xxi, 181 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Western Jews, whiteness, and the Asian "other" --
A studious silence: Western Jewish responses to Japanese removal --
To be the first to cry down injustice? Western Jews and opposition to Nikkei policy --
Fighting fascism: the LAJCC and the case for removal.
Responsibility: Ellen M. Eisenberg.
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