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Citizen Internees: A Second Look at Race and Citizenship in Japanese American Internment Camps

ISBN: 9781440837005
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: 2017-03-27
Number of pages: 277
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Through a new collection of primary documents about Japanese internment during World War II, this book enables a broader understanding of the injustice experienced by displaced people within the United States in the 20th century.

• Enables readers to see―through primary documents comprising letters written by the internees and banker J. Elmer Moorish in Redwood City, CA―how Japanese-American citizens who were interned during World War II handled their financial affairs

• Analyzes the interactions between Japanese Americans and Anglo-Americans during a period of widespread xenophobia and racial tension in the United States

• Helps readers to better understand the important issues of citizenship and race in America during and just after World War II

• Reveals new information on the day-to-day lives of Japanese Americans while residing in internment camps located in various areas of the United States

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