After Camp: Portraits in Midcentury Japanese American Life by Greg Robinson

By Greg Robinson

This publication illuminates a variety of elements of a valuable yet unexplored quarter of yankee historical past: the midcentury eastern American adventure. an enormous and ever-growing literature exists, first at the access and cost of eastern immigrants within the usa on the flip of the twentieth century, then at the adventure of the immigrants and their American-born childrens in the course of global battle II. but the fundamental query, "What occurred afterwards?" is still all yet unanswered in ancient literature. Excluded from the wartime fiscal increase and scarred psychologically through their wartime ordeal, the previous camp inmates struggled to remake their lives within the years that undefined. This quantity contains a sequence of case stories that make clear numerous advancements on the subject of jap americans within the aftermath in their wartime confinement, together with resettlement national, the psychological and actual readjustment of the previous inmates, and their political engagement, such a lot significantly in live performance with different racialized and ethnic minority groups.

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