Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America / Edition 1

Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America / Edition 1

by Eiichiro Azuma
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195159411

ISBN-13: 9780195159417

Pub. Date: 03/17/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The incarceration of Japanese Americans has been discredited as a major blemish in American democratic tradition. Accompanying this view is the assumption that the ethnic group help unqualified allegiance to the United States. Between Two Empires probes the complexities of prewar Japanese America to show how Japanese in America held an in-between space between the

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The incarceration of Japanese Americans has been discredited as a major blemish in American democratic tradition. Accompanying this view is the assumption that the ethnic group help unqualified allegiance to the United States. Between Two Empires probes the complexities of prewar Japanese America to show how Japanese in America held an in-between space between the United States and the empire of Japan, between American nationality and Japanese racial identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195159417
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/17/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
704,333
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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