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Japanese Americans The Formation and Transformations of an Ethnic Group (Twayne"s Immigrant Heritage of America Series) by Paul R. Spickard

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Published by Twayne Publishers .
Written in English


  • American history,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Population & demography,
  • Social history,
  • Sociology,
  • Asians In The U.S.,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • United States - General,
  • Immigrants,
  • Japanese Americans

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7936115M
ISBN 100805792422
ISBN 109780805792423

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Nov 04,  · Then there was a book called Though Japanese-Americans were as shocked as everyone else about the attack on Pearl Harbor, most proceeded with . May 15,  · Well established on college reading lists, Prisoners Without Trial presents a concise introduction to a shameful chapter in American history: the incarceration of nearly , Japanese Americans during World War II. With a new preface, a new epilogue, and expanded recommended readings, Roger Brand: Plunkett Lake Press. A book by Bradford Smith that presents an overview of the Japanese American experience for a general audience. Part of the "People of America" series of books edited by Louis Adamic, Americans from Japan told the story of an ethnic group that drew on its ethnic traditions and values to overcome long odds and harsh discrimination to make a place for themselves in multicultural America, a. Aug 27,  · While Americans fought for freedom and democracy abroad, fear and suspicion towards Japanese Americans swept the country after Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. Culling information from extensive, previously unpublished interviews and Brand: Bloomsbury USA.