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Nature behind barbed wire : an environmental history of the Japanese American incarceration

Author: Connie Y Chiang
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nature Behind Barbed Wire uses an environmental lens to reinterpret the forced removal and confinement of Japanese Americans during World War II. It demonstrates how the complexities of the natural world both enhanced and constrained federal authority and provided Japanese Americans with opportunities to redefine the terms and conditions of their confinement"--
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Chiang, Connie Y.
Nature behind barbed wire.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018003904
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Connie Y Chiang
ISBN: 9780190842079 0190842075 9780190909635 0190909633
OCLC Number: 1034616251
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 312 pages)
Contents: Introduction: the nature of confinement --
Removal and displacement --
Choosing sites, building camps --
Maintaining the camps --
Desert agriculture --
Environmental patriotism --
Outdoor recreation --
Dispersal, resettlement, return --
Epilogue: emanating from the soil.
Responsibility: Connie Y. Chiang.

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