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Prejudice: Japanese-Americans, symbol of racial intolerance; by Carey McWilliams ; with a new foreword by the author.

Author: Carey McWilliams
Publisher: [Hamden, Conn.] Archon Books, 1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the sequence of events after Pearl Harbor in which 100,000 men, women and children of Japanese ancestry--two thirds of whom were American citizens--were placed in "protective custody." A mass evacuation followed amid near hysteria. At the time, the author was the California state Commissioner of Immigration and Housing, and fought the evacuation; this book was one product of that struggle.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McWilliams, Carey, 1905-1980.
Prejudice.
[Hamden, Conn.] Archon Books, 1971
(OCoLC)653316640
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carey McWilliams
OCLC Number: 150599
Notes: Reprint of the 1944 ed., with a new foreword.
Description: x, 337 pages 23 cm
Contents: The California-Japanese war (1900-1941) --
The West Coast Japanese --
Exodus from the West Coast --
Relocation and segregation --
One nation, indivisible ... --
The manufacture of prejudice --
Towards the future.

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A study of the sequence of events after Pearl Harbor in which 100,000 men, women and children of Japanese ancestry--two thirds of whom were American citizens--were placed in "protective custody." A mass evacuation followed amid near hysteria. At the time, the author was the California state Commissioner of Immigration and Housing, and fought the evacuation; this book was one product of that struggle.

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