ISBN-10:
0295974842
ISBN-13:
9780295974842
Pub. Date:
09/05/2000
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps / Edition 1

Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps / Edition 1

by Michi Nishiura Weglyn, James A. Michener

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ISBN-13: 9780295974842
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 09/05/2000
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 649,932
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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A conscience—wrenching book of major significance.

Edwin O. Reischauer

A truly excellent and moving book. The story of the concentration camps for Japanese has often been told, but usually with an emphasis on the silver lining. Michi Weglyn concentrates instead on the other side of the picture. Years of Infamy is hard hitting but fair and balanced. It is a terrible story of administrative callousness and bungling, untold damage to the human soul, confusion, and terror.

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Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Why did the United States go to such extreme measures in the internment of Japanese Americans? What are the reasons that provoked this action that is now known as the most widely condemned action of in United State's history? Was this internment a result of military necessity or racial prejudice? What were the conditions of these camps and how were the Japanese treated? All of these answers are found in the book America's Concentration Camps. The book is a definite source of information about the harsh realities occurring in the U.S. during the 1940's. It includes interesting facts and discusses possible answers to many unsolved questions. Allan Bosworth presented the shocking truth about the internment of Japanese Americans in the United States. The book is one that presents the reader with many details and has shocking depth. Over all, America's concentration Camps is a very interesting book.