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Concentration camps on the home front

Japanese Americans in the house of Jim Crow

by John Howard

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Arkansas -- Jerome,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Arkansas -- Rohwer,
  • Japanese Americans -- Arkansas -- Biography,
  • Japanese Americans -- Arkansas -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Community life -- Arkansas -- History -- 20th century,
  • Imprisonment -- Social aspects -- Arkansas -- History -- 20th century,
  • Arkansas -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century,
  • Southern States -- Race relations -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Howard.
    GenreBiography., Case studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD769.8.A6 H69 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16834192M
    ISBN 100226354768
    ISBN 109780226354767
    LC Control Number2007050680

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