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Jim and Jap Crow : a cultural history of 1940s interracial America

Author: Matthew M Briones; Charles Kikuchi
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. government rounded up more than one hundred thousand Japanese Americans and sent them to internment camps. One of those internees was Charles Kikuchi. In thousands of diary pages, he documented his experiences in the camps, his resettlement in Chicago and drafting into the Army on the eve of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and his postwar life as a social worker in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Briones, Matthew M., 1972-
Jim and Jap Crow.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011026320
(OCoLC)739646470
Named Person: Charles Kikuchi
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew M Briones; Charles Kikuchi
ISBN: 9781400842216 1400842212 1283457016 9781283457019
OCLC Number: 775872995
Description: 1 online resource (x, 285 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: an age of possibility --
Before Pearl Harbor: taking the measure of a "marginal" man --
"A multitude of complexes": finding common ground with Louis Adamic --
"Unity within diversity": intimacies and public discourses of race and ethnicity --
"Participating and observing": Dorothy Swaine Thomas, W.I. Thomas, and JERS --
The Tanforan and Gila diaries: becoming Nikkei --
From "Jap Crow" to "Jim and Jane Crow": Black and Blue (and Yellow) in Chicago and the Bay area --
"It could just as well be me": Japanese American and African American GIs in the Army diary.
Responsibility: Matthew M. Briones.

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"Jim and Jap Crow is an interesting and thoughtful exploration of a turbulent and vitally important decade."--Charlotte Brooks, Journal of American History

 
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