Years Of Infamy / Edition 1

Years Of Infamy / Edition 1

by Michi Nishiura Weglyn
     
 

In the early part of World War II, 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry were interned in relocation centers. Manzanar, the first of ten such concentration camps, was bounded by barbed wire and guard towers, confining 10,000 persons, the majority being American citizens. May the injustices and humiliation suffered here as a result of hysteria, racism and economic… See more details below

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In the early part of World War II, 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry were interned in relocation centers. Manzanar, the first of ten such concentration camps, was bounded by barbed wire and guard towers, confining 10,000 persons, the majority being American citizens. May the injustices and humiliation suffered here as a result of hysteria, racism and economic exploitation never emerge again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780295974842
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
356
Sales rank:
1,111,455
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface21
Acknowledgments23
Introduction27
1The Secret Munson Report33
2Hostages54
3"So the Army Could Handle the Japs"67
4Outcasts76
5Reentry into America93
6"Dear Mr. President"103
7Storm Warnings111
8Loyalty - Disloyalty134
9Tule Lake156
App. 1 Knox Demand for Wholesale Internment of Hawaiian Japanese174
App. 2 Addendum, March 11, 1942, to J. C. S. 11, February 12, 1942, Adopted by the Joint U. S. Chiefs of Staff on March 9, 1942175
App. 3 Distribution of Japanese Relief Goods Received on Exchange Ship M. S. Gripsholm on December 1, 1943176
App. 4 Surveillance Behind Barbed Wire178
App. 5 Censorship of Relocation Center Publications180
App. 6 Presidential Proclamation No. 2655181
App. 7 Selected Documents Relating to Hostage-Reserve Project182
App. 8 Memorandum to Cordell Hull: Postwar Deportation of Japanese Americans Discussed in Relation to Possible Measures to Be Pursued by Canada190
App. 9 Army Warning to Governor Earl Warren that Returnees Must Be Allowed Safe Return192
App. 10 Jay Franklin's Covering Memorandum; Naval Communication Service Memorandum194
App. 11 Leave Clearance Interview Questions196
App. 12 Convinced that Pending High Court Cases Would Be Lost, Biddle Refuses to Prosecute on the Basis of Executive Order 9066200
10The Stockade202
11To Liberate or Not to Liberate217
12Renunciation229
13Native American Aliens249
14Epilogue266
Redress Update281
Notes283
Dramatis Personae327
Bibliography331
Index343

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