The Unquiet Nisei: An Oral History of the Life of Sue Kunitomi Embrey

The Unquiet Nisei: An Oral History of the Life of Sue Kunitomi Embrey

by Diana Meyers Bahr
     
 

An oral-history-based biography of a seminal Asian-American activist. The book traces Embrey's life from her youth in the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles, to her harrowing experiences in the Japanese internment camps, to her many decades of passionate advocacy on behalf of her fellow internees.See more details below

Overview

An oral-history-based biography of a seminal Asian-American activist. The book traces Embrey's life from her youth in the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles, to her harrowing experiences in the Japanese internment camps, to her many decades of passionate advocacy on behalf of her fellow internees.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230621657
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Series:
Palgrave Studies in Oral History Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Manzanar National Historic Site: Fulfillment of a Mission * Growing up in Little Tokyo * Old Values in a New Home * A Father’s Shadow * The Impact of Pearl Harbor * Manzanar: Weeping Under the Apple Trees * Manzanar: A Community of Contradictions * Violence and Desolation * Go Forth, Seek and Find * The Kunitomis: Reunited, then Diminished * Nisei Progressives and Beyond * The Unquiet Nisei * The Manzanar Committee * Redress and Reparations * Conclusion: The Legacy of Sue Kunitomi Embrey

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