Nikkei in the Pacific Northwest: Japanese Americans and Japanese Canadians in the Twentieth Century (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

Nikkei in the Pacific Northwest: Japanese Americans and Japanese Canadians in the Twentieth Century (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Louis Fiset, Gail M. Nomura
     
 

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<P>Challenging the notion that Nikkei individuals before and during World War II were helpless pawns manipulated by forces beyond their control, the diverse essays in this rich collection focus on the theme of resistance within Japanese American and Japanese Canadian communities to twentieth-century political, cultural, and legal discrimination. They… See more details below

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<P>Challenging the notion that Nikkei individuals before and during World War II were helpless pawns manipulated by forces beyond their control, the diverse essays in this rich collection focus on the theme of resistance within Japanese American and Japanese Canadian communities to twentieth-century political, cultural, and legal discrimination. They illustrate how Nikkei groups were mobilized to fight discrimination through assertive legal challenges, community participation, skillful print publicity, and political and economic organization.</P><P>Comprised of all-new and original research, this is the first anthology to highlight the contributions and histories of Nikkei within the entire Pacific Northwest, including British Columbia.</P>

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780295800097
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
10/01/2011
Series:
Emil and Kathleen Sick Book Series in Western History and Biography
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
File size:
46 MB
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Age Range:
18 Years

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