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Author Robinson, Greg, 1966-

Title After camp : portraits in midcentury Japanese American life and politics / Greg Robinson

Publisher Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012


 McDonald 3rd Floor  E184.J3 R63 2012    AVAILABLE
Call # E184.J3 R63 2012
Descript viii, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Resettlement and new lives -- Political science? FDR, Japanese Americans and the postwar dispersion of minorities -- Forrest LaViolette: race, internationalism, and assimilation -- Japantown born and reborn: comparing the resettlement experience of Issei and Nisei in Detroit, New York, and Los Angeles -- The varieties of assimilation -- Birth of a citizen: Miné Okubo and the politics of symbolism -- The "new Nisei" and identity politics -- Interethnic politics -- Japanese Americans and Mexican Americans: the limits of interracial collaboration -- From kuichi to comrades: Japanese American views of Jews in the 1930s and 1940s -- African American supporters of Japanese Americans, and the shift in Nisei views of African Americans -- African American responses to the wartime incarceration of Japanese Americans -- The Los Angeles defender: Hugh E. MacBeth and Japanese Americans -- Crusaders in Gotham: the JACD and interracial activism -- The rise and fall of postwar coalitions for civil rights -- From Korematsu to Brown: Nisei and the postwar struggle for civil rights -- An uneasy alliance: Blacks and Japanese Americans, 1954-1965 -- Epilogue
Subject Japanese Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Japanese Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Japanese Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States
Community life -- United States -- History -- 20th century
United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
United States -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century