Japanese American Internment During World War II

Japanese American Internment During World War II

A History and Reference Guide

Book - 2002
Rate this:
Provides a one-stop history and reference guide to the Japanese American internment during World War II.
The internment of thousands of Japanese Americans during World War II is one of the most shameful episodes in American history. This reference guide will help students and other interested readers to understand the history of this action and its reinterpretation in recent years. Through the words of those who were interned, this insightful work will also help readers to understand what Japanese Americans experienced during World War II.

Book News
A chronology, a series of interpretive essays, primary source documents, brief biographies of key people, photographs, an annotated bibliography, and a glossary of bureaucratic and some Japanese terms comprise a reference to help readers understand the internment. Ng (sociology, San Jose State U.) also briefly considers the experience of Japanese Americans in Hawaii, who were not interned but viewed with suspicion. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

& Taylor

Collects sources of information regarding the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, including personal essays, photographs, and biographies of the major figures involved.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780313313752
Branch Call Number: 940.5317 NG
Characteristics: xxvi, 204 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at GL

To Top