Relying on Japanese language primary sources, Family Torn Apart brings alive the Japanese immigrant perspective on the World War II incarceration, intergenerational relations, and life under martial law in Hawaii. It is a stirring story of the human spirit in difficult times and a cautionary tale for future generations.
A chronology and comprehensive overview of the Japanese American experience by Roger Daniels are underscored by the first-person accounts of relocation by Bill Hosokawa, Toyo Suyemoto Kawakami, Barry Saiki, Take Uchida, and others.
The authors in this volume illustrate the arguments in favor of relocation, as well as provide personal experiences of the evacuation, imprisonment and interrogation by federal authorities, the day-to-day life in the relocation camps, and reentry into American society following the closure of the camps.
Long before the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government began making plans for the eventual internment and later incarceration of the Japanese American population. Tetsuden Kashima uses newly obtained records to trace this process back to the 1920s, when a nascent imprisonment organization was developed to prepare for a possible war with Japan, and follows it in detail through the war years.
This book showcases sixty-five images from this extremely rare collection of color photographs, presented along with three interpretive essays by leading scholars and a reflective, personal essay by a former Heart Mountain internee. The subjects of these haunting photos are the routine fare of an amateur photographer: parades, cultural events, people at play, and the author's son.
A history and reference guide to the Japanese American internment during World War II. Interpretive essays examine key aspects of the event and provide new interpretations based on the most recent scholarship.
A firsthand account of the incarceration of a Hawai'i Japanese during World War II. Although centered on one man's experiences, Life behind Barbed Wire is enhanced by Soga's trained eye and instincts as a professional journalist, which allowed him to paint a larger picture of those extraordinary times and his place in them.
Only hours after bombs fell on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the Philippine Islands were attacked by Japan. Author Curtis Tong vividly recalls his three years as a child prisoner of the Japanese Imperial Army.
the first comprehensive course book that provides critical examination of the Asian-American legal experience, and the legal, social and ethical ramifications of the internment of Japanese- Americans during World War II and the successful reparations movement of the 1980s.
This book provides critical examination of the Asian-American legal experience, and the legal, social and ethical ramifications of the internment of Japanese- Americans during World War II and the successful reparations movement of the 1980s.
New - Japanese American Internment in Hawaii (UH Manoa)
"While there is much scholarship about the internment of Japanese and Japanese Americans during World War II, there is not much about the Hawaii internment experience. This guide attempts to pull together published materials and online resources."