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Nisei Daughter
Nisei Daughter
by Monica Sone
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With charm, humor, and deep understanding, a Japanese American woman tells how it was to grow up on Seattle's waterfront in the 1930s and to be subjected to "relocation" dring World War II. Along with some 120,000 other persons of Japanese ancestry--77... (read more)

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Polite Lies: On Being a Woman Caught Between Cultures
Polite Lies: On Being a Woman Caught Between Cultures
by Kyoko Mori
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Growing Up Nisei: Race, Generation, and Culture Among Japanese Americans of California, 1924-49 (Asian American Experience)
Growing Up Nisei: Race, Generation, and Culture Among Japanese Americans of California, 1924-49 (Asian American Experience)
by David Yoo
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Yoo broadens the scope of Japanese-American history beyond its usual confines to examine how the second generation -- the Nisei -- has shaped its identity and negotiated its place within American society.... (read more)

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Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment
Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment
by Jeanne Waka Houston
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During World War II a community called Manzanar was hastily created in the high mountain desert country of California, east of the Sierras. Its purpose was to house thousands of Japanese American internees. One of the first families to arrive was the... (read more)

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Our House Divided: Seven Japanese American Families in World War II
Our House Divided: Seven Japanese American Families in World War II
by Tomi Kaiza Knaefler
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Profiles families that were divided between Japan, Hawaii, and the US when war broke out at Pearl Harbor. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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Dear Miye: Letters Home from Japan, 1939-1946
Dear Miye: Letters Home from Japan, 1939-1946
by Mary Kimoto Tomita
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The letters of Mary Kimoto Tomita tell the story of a young American woman of Japanese descent who, along with over ten thousand other Japanese Americans, was stranded in Japan during World War II. Mary's letters to her two closest friends, Miye Yamasaki,... (read more)

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Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp: A Nisei Youth Behind a World War II Fence
Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp: A Nisei Youth Behind a World War II Fence
by Lily Yuriko Nakai Havey
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What Did the Internment of Japanese Americans Mean?
What Did the Internment of Japanese Americans Mean?
by Alice Yang (edt) Murray
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Born in Seattle: The Campaign for Japanese American Redress (Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies)
Born in Seattle: The Campaign for Japanese American Redress (Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies)
by Robert Shimabukuro
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Daughter of Samurai (P) Daughter of Samurai (P)
Daughter of Samurai (P) Daughter of Samurai (P)
by Etsu Inaga Sugimoto
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Voices Raised in Protest: Defending Citizens of Japanese Ancestry, 1942-49
Voices Raised in Protest: Defending Citizens of Japanese Ancestry, 1942-49
by Stephanie Bangarth
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Through Harsh Winters the Life of a Japa
Through Harsh Winters the Life of a Japa
by Akemi Kikumura
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Promises Kept: The Life of an Issei Man
Promises Kept: The Life of an Issei Man
by Akemi Kikumura
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Breaking the Silence: Redress and Japanese American Ethnicity (Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)
Breaking the Silence: Redress and Japanese American Ethnicity (Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)
by Yasuko I Takezawa
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Includes bibliographical references (leaves 193-200).... (read more)

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Democracy on trial :the Japanese American evacuation and relocation in World War II
Democracy on trial :the Japanese American evacuation and relocation in World War II
by Page Smith
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [450]-455) and index.... (read more)

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Japanese American Women: Three Generations, 1890-1990
Japanese American Women: Three Generations, 1890-1990
by Mei T Nakano
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-[248]) and index.... (read more)

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Imprisoned Apart: The World War II Correspondence of an Issei Couple (Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies)
Imprisoned Apart: The World War II Correspondence of an Issei Couple (Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies)
by Louis Fiset
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This is the poignant story of a young teacher and his bride who came to Seattle from Japan in 1919 so that he might study English language and literature, and who stayed to make a home. On December 7, 1941, the FBI knocked at the Matsushitas' door and... (read more)

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San Francisco's Japantown (Images of America)
San Francisco's Japantown (Images of America)
by Japantown Task Force
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Many people driving by elegant Japantown appreciate the graceful architecture of the pagodas and fountains but do not know much about the Japanese community that has long been a vibrant part of San Francisco. Japantown--one of only three left in this... (read more)

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American Crossroads #8: Japanese American Celebration & Conflict: History of Ethnic
American Crossroads #8: Japanese American Celebration & Conflict: History of Ethnic
by Lon Kurashige
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Do racial minorities in the United States assimilate to American values and institutions, or do they retain ethnic ties and cultures? In exploring the Japanese American experience, Lon Kurashige recasts this tangled debate by examining what assimilation... (read more)

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Morning Glory, Evening Shadow: Yamato Ichihashi and His Internment Writings, 1942-1945 (Asian America)
Morning Glory, Evening Shadow: Yamato Ichihashi and His Internment Writings, 1942-1945 (Asian America)
by Yamato Ichihashi
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This book has a dual purpose. The first is to present a biography of Yamato Ichihashi, a Stanford University professor who was one of the first academics of Asian ancestry in the United States. The second purpose is to present, through Ichihashis wartime... (read more)

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