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The internment of Japanese Americans

Author: David Robson
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : ReferencePoint Press, [2014]
Series: Understanding American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America's entrance into World War II led to the government-ordered detainment of thousands of Japanese Americans and their families. Removed from their homes and held in internment camps where they faced discrimination and harsh living conditions, their story reflects the injustice of denying basic rights based on race or ethnicity.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Robson
ISBN: 9781601525925 1601525923
OCLC Number: 844774838
Description: 96 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: What conditions led to internment of Japanese Americans --
War and evacuation --
Life in camps --
Rulings, release and repatriation --
What is the legacy of the Japanese internment camps?
Series Title: Understanding American history.
Responsibility: David Robson.

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America's entrance into World War II led to the government-ordered detainment of thousands of Japanese Americans and their families. Removed from their homes and held in internment camps where they faced discrimination and harsh living conditions, their story reflects the injustice of denying basic rights based on race or ethnicity.

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