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The unquiet Nisei : an oral history of the life of Sue Kunitomi Embrey

Author: Diana Meyers Bahr; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Palgrave studies in oral history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An oral-history-based biography of a seminal Asian-American activist. The book traces Embrey's life from her youth in the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles, to her harrowing experiences in the Japanese internment camps, to her many decades of passionate advocacy on behalf of her fellow internees.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bahr, Diana Meyers, 1930-
Unquiet Nisei.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(DLC) 2007019585
(OCoLC)125405188
Named Person: Sue Kunitomi Embrey; Sue Kunitomi Embrey
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Meyers Bahr; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230609990 0230609996 9780230621657 0230621651
OCLC Number: 319176012
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 192 pages) : illustrations, map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : Manzanar National Historic Site : fulfillment of a mission --
Growing up in Little Tokyo --
Old values in a new home --
A father's shadow --
The impact of the attack on Pearl Harbor --
Manzanar : weeping under the apple trees --
Manzanar : a community of contradictions --
Violence and desolation --
Go forth, seek, and find --
The Kunitomis, reunited, diminished --
Nisei progressives and beyond --
The unquiet Nisei --
The Manzanar Committee --
Redress and reparations --
Conclusion : The legacy of Sue Kunitomi Embrey.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in oral history.
Responsibility: Diana Meyers Bahr.
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