Encyclopedia of Japanese American History

Encyclopedia of Japanese American History

An A-to-Z Reference From 1868 to the Present

Book - 2001 | Updated ed.
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Baker & Taylor
Chronicles the history of Japanese Americans with entries that reveal their culture, religion, accomplishments, and social interactions with other ethnic groups in America.

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Offers some 400 entries on significant individuals, organizations, events, and movements in Japanese American history. Includes an overview, a detailed chronology, an annotated bibliography of 100 major works, and some 100 b&w historical photos. This revised edition contains new material and scholarly research, with new interpretations of the forced repatriation and internment of Japanese Americans during WWII, pan-Asian Americanism and constructions of ethnicity, and war brides. Niiya is a curatorial consultant and former staff curator at the Japanese American National Museum. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2001.
Edition: Updated ed.
ISBN: 9780816040933
Characteristics: xviii, 446 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Alternative Title: Japanese American history.


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