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Democratizing the Enemy: The Japanese American Internment

Author: Brian Masaru Hayashi
Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During World War II some 120,000 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes and detained in concentration camps in several states. This book reevaluates the three-year ordeal of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Democratizing the Enemy: The Japanese American Internment
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Masaru Hayashi
OCLC Number: 943009706
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: LIST OF FIGURES ix LIST OF TABLES xi PREFACE xiii ABBREVIATIONS xvii Introduction 1 PROLOGUE: Beyond Civil Rights 13 CHAPTER ONE: Governors and Their Advisers, 1918-1942 16 CHAPTER TWO: The Governed: Japanese Americans and Politics, 1880-1942 40 CHAPTER THREE: Establishing the Structures of Internment, from Limited to Mass Internment, 1942-1943 76 CHAPTER FOUR: The Liberal Democratic Way of Management, 1942-1943 107 CHAPTER FIVE: "Why Awake a Sleeping Lion?" Governance during the Quiet Period, 1943-1944 148 CHAPTER SIX: "Taking Away the Candy": Relocation, the Twilight of the Japanese Empire, and Japanese American Politics, 1944-1945 180 CHAPTER SEVEN: The Long Shadow of Internment 207 EPILOGUE: Toward Human Rights 219 NOTES 223 A NOTE ON SOURCES 295 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 305 INDEX 309

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Hayashi's book provides a newer, deeper insight into Japanese American history. Hayashi's book is a masterpiece and should be read by anyone writing on the Japanese American internment. -- Eriko Read more...

 
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