Schools behind Barbed Wire: The Untold Story of Internment and the Children of Arrested Enemy Aliens

Schools behind Barbed Wire: The Untold Story of Internment and the Children of Arrested Enemy Aliens

by Karen L. Riley
     
 

Often overlooked in the infamous history of U.S. internment during World War II is the plight of internee children. Drawn from personal interviews and multiple primary source materials, Schools behind Barbed Wire is the story of the boys and girls who grew up in the Crystal City, TX internment camp and spent the war years attending one of its three internment camp

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Overview

Often overlooked in the infamous history of U.S. internment during World War II is the plight of internee children. Drawn from personal interviews and multiple primary source materials, Schools behind Barbed Wire is the story of the boys and girls who grew up in the Crystal City, TX internment camp and spent the war years attending one of its three internment camp schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742501713
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,436,496
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Foreword Chapter 3 Interrupted Lives Chapter 4 Day of Infamy and Beyond Chapter 5 From Migrant Camp to Internment Camp Chapter 6 An Onion Crate and a Box of Chalk Chapter 7 The German School: Deutschland über alles Chapter 8 The German School: Organization, Curriculum, and Teachers Chapter 9 Vocational Education, Box Kites, and Brahms Chapter 10 The Japanese Struggle for Control Chapter 11 The Japanese School and Curriculum: Yamato Damashii Chapter 12 Sports, Scouts, Kenkyu Kai, and Adult Education Chapter 13 The American Schools: Happy Days Are Here Again Chapter 14 The American Schools: Organization, Teachers, and Curriculum Chapter 15 School Days, School Days, Dear Old Golden Rule Days Chapter 16 Reflections and Epilogue

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