The Internment of the Japanese Americans (Documents from the National Archives)
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Published by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company .
Written in English


  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11524684M
ISBN 100840374038
ISBN 109780840374035

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The topics range from the constitutional laws broken by the internment, to the transfer of Latin Americans of Japanese descent to the United States so that the U.S. could barter them for Allied POWs. The book presents popular views of the Americans interned and their reactions to internment, giving the reader a well-rounded look at the current debate over the by: The Internment of Japanese Americans was his twelfth children's book for ReferencePoint and Lucent since While the historical accuracy of Chapters 1, 2, and 5 is generally good, the middle chapters that describe the core aspects of the incarceration experience contains several significant errors and many instances of overgeneralizing. Internment of Japanese Americans (book) Creators: John F. Wukovits Media Type: Books Interest Level: Grades , Grades Reading Level: Grades Genre: Children's Theme: Displacement, Evils of racism, Hazards of passing judgment, Injustice Point-of-View: Third person Time: s to s, mostly s. The first internment camp in operation was Manzanar, located in southern California. Between and a total of 10 camps were opened, holding approximately , Japanese Americans for varying periods of time in California, Arizona, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, .

This book addresses the forced removal and confinement of Japanese Americans during World War II—a topic significant to all Americans, regardless of race or internment of Japanese Americans was a violation of the Constitution and its guarantee of equal protection under the law—yet it was authorized by a presidential order, given substance by an act of . Florence Crannell Means' novel The Moved-Outers () centers on a high school senior and her family's treatment during the internment of Japanese Americans. It was a Newbery Honor recipient in Location: Western United States, and parts of .   The storyline of Internment has numerous references and comparisons (some subtle and some with explanations) to the deportation of Jews during the Holocaust and the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, which some readers may not immediately understand. But this offers an excellent opportunity for teens and parents to talk about why 5/5. Chapter 1. Background on the Japanese American Internment Camps: 1. Japanese American internment in World War II: an overview / Midori Takagi; 2. Many factors influenced the government's decision to open internment camps / David M. Kennedy; 3. Executive Order clears the path for Japanese American internment / Franklin D. Roosevelt; 4.

"Portions of this book originally appeared in the book The Tragic History of the Japanese-American Internment Camps"--Title page verso. In Defense of Internment: The Case for 'Racial Profiling' in World War II and the War on Terror is a book written by conservative American political commentator Michelle Malkin. Malkin defends the internment of Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II and racial profiling of Arabs during the post War on Terror. The book's message has been Author: Michelle Malkin.   The WWII internment of Japanese Americans may be extensively documented, but Robinson's book is an original contribution. The strength of his work is its focus. Japanese American internment during World War II: a history and reference guide User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Among the several books about the Japanese American internment published in the past year (e.g., Last Witnesses, By Order of the President), this book is the most general.5/5(1).