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From concentration camp to campus : Japanese American students and World War II

Author: Allan W Austin
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2004.
Series: Asian American experience.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Allan W. Austin's From Concentration Camp to Campus examines the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council's work and the challenges it faced in an atmosphere of pervasive wartime racism. He also reveals the voices of students as they worked to construct their own meaning for their wartime experiences under pressure of forced and total assimilation."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allan W Austin
ISBN: 025202933X 9780252029332
OCLC Number: 53398011
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Cincinnati, 2001.
Description: xii, 237 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Creating the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council --
Living in hope and working on faith, summer 1942 --
In "Free America," Fall 1942-Summer 1943 --
Change and new challenges in a World at War, Fall 1943-Summer 1944 --
Closing down and saying Sayonara, 1944-46 --
Memory and the meaning of student resettlement.
Series Title: Asian American experience.
Responsibility: Allan W. Austin.
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In the aftermath of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and the systematic exile and incarceration of thousands of Japanese Americans, the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council was born.  Read more...

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