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Title The internment of Japanese Americans / Jeff Hay, editor.

Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Teen  TEEN 940.53 INTERNMENT    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 170 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Series Perspectives on modern world history
Perspectives on modern world history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. Background on the Japanese American Internment Camps: 1. Japanese American internment in World War II: an overview / Midori Takagi; 2. Many factors influenced the government's decision to open internment camps / David M. Kennedy; 3. Executive Order 9066 clears the path for Japanese American internment / Franklin D. Roosevelt; 4. A notice of exclusion for Japanese Americans in San Francisco / John L. DeWitt; 5. Life in the relocation centers / Caleb Foote; 6. After a long struggle, survivors of the camps received official redress / Japanese American National Museum; 7. Some survivors of the camps seek to preserve them as memorials / Justin Ewers -- Chapter 2. Controversies over Japanese American Internment: 1. Internment of Japanese Americans is necessary and justified / San Francisco News; 2. Blame-shifting and wartime hysteria led to the relocation of Japanese Americans / Roger Daniels; 3. A politician claims the internment camps were justifiable / Katherine Bishop; 4. Returning home was difficult for many after release from the camps / Page Smith; 5. The Supreme Court decides that the relocation and internment of Japanese Americans is constitutional / Harlan F. Stone; 6. The Supreme Court's decisions supporting internment were rightfully overturned / Kermit L. Hall and John J. Patrick; 7. Many Japanese Americans demonstrated their loyalty through military service / Ronald Takaki; 8. Some Japanese Americans were insulted by demands for loyalty and calls to serve / W. Dale Nelson -- Chapter 3. Personal Narratives: 1. The uncertain weeks following Pearl Harbor / Yoshiko Uchida; 2. A university student adjusts to internment / Charles Kikuchi; 3. A married couple, separated by internment, tries to maintain hope / Hanaye and Iwao Matsushita; 4. Recalling the camps more than fifty years later / Reiko Oshima Komoto.
Summary Describes the internment of Japanese Americans in camps during World War II, providing information on the controversy and personal narratives by those who lived through the events.
Subject Japanese Americans -- Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans.
Japanese -- United States -- History.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1942-1945.
Added Author Hay, Jeff.
ISBN 9780737757927 hardcover
0737757922 hardcover
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