Description : This book relays the factual details of the Japanese internment camps in the United States during World War II. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a child at an internment camp, a Japanese-American soldier, and a worker at the Manzanar War Relocation Center. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.
Description : Considers the landmark case of United States v. Nixon and the extent to which presidential powers can be applied to the leader of our country.
Description : During World War II, over 120,000 Japanese Americans were removed and confined for four years in sixteen camps located throughout the western half of the United States. Yet the internment of Japanese Americans in concentration camps remains a largely unknown episode of World War II history. Indeed, many of the internees themselves do not wish to speak of it, even to their own family members. In these selections, Alice Yang Murray invites students to investigate this event and to review and challenge the conventional interpretations of its significance. The selections explore the U.S. government's role in planning and carrying out the removal and internment of thousands of citizens, resident aliens, and foreign nationals, and the ways in which Japanese Americans coped with or resisted their removal and incarceration.
Description : In Enemy Aliens, Prisoners of War Bohdan Kordan assesses the policy and practice of civilian internment in Canada during the Great War and provides a clear but critical analysis of the complex nature of this experience. Period photographs and first person accounts augment the text, helping to communicate the human drama of the story. A comprehensive roster identifying those interned in the frontier camps of the Rocky Mountains is included.
Description : This book is an anthology of essays by Yuji Ichioka, the foremost authority on Japanese American history, which studies Japanese American life and politics in the interwar years.
Description : Presents a collection of articles and essays documenting Japanese Americans' removal to internment camps in the United States during World War II.
Description : An important addition to any multicultural collection, this title examines the internment of enemy aliens in the United States and Canada during the Second World War. With particular emphasis on yellow peril and the plight of Japanese-American and Canadian citizens, the book reveals the events, mindsets, and policies leading up to and following the forced removal of thousands of citizens from their homes into internment camps. Using primary sources including real accounts of survivors, the title encourages readers to examine differing perspectives on the events and think critically about the complex relationship between citizenship and diversity in North America. A final chapter considers the lasting effects of internmentand how harmful stereotypes in todays global climate run the risk of repeating past mistakes.
Description : During the Second World War, over 20,000 Japanese Canadians had their civil rights, homes, possessions, and freedom taken away. This visual-packed book tells the story.
Description : Looks at the relocation of Japanese Americans to the Granada Relocation Center in Amache, Colorado, and the effect the camp had on the surrounding community.