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Contents

Relocation Redress and the Report A Historical Appraisal
3
PREWAR JAPANESE AMERICA
11
Introduction Roger Daniels
12
The Uprooting of My Two Communities
15
The Uprooting of Seattle
18
LIFE IN THE CAMPS
21
Introduction
22
Rough and Broken Shards
27
Introduction
132
The Hawaii Experience
135
The Japanese Canadians and World War II
139
The LatinAmerican Japanese and World War II
142
EFFECTS OF INCARCERATION ANALYZED
147
Introduction
148
The Effects of the Evacuation on the Japanese Americans
151
Psychological Effects of the Camps on Japanese Americans
159

An Issei Internees Experiences
31
The Difficult Role of an Applied Anthropologist
33
A Teacher at Topaz
38
The Impact of Incarceration on the Education of Nisei Schoolchildren
44
Enemy Alien Japanese
52
The Santa Fe Internment Camp and the Justice Department Program for Enemy Aliens
57
The Forced Migrations of West Coast
72
REACTIONS TO THE CAMPS
75
Introduction
76
Racial Nativism and Origins of Japanese American Relocation
79
Congressional Opinion and War Relocation 1943
88
The Relocated Japanese Americans
92
Delta High School Students Look at Topaz
99
Japanese Americans in Idaho
103
Relocated Japanese Americans The Case of Wyoming
112
Seattles Peace Churches and Relocation
117
The Christian Churches and the Relocation of the Japanese During World War II
123
Incarceration Elsewhere
131
Questions and Perspectives
163
The Concentration Camps and Japanese Economic Losses in California Agriculture 19001942
168
A Reexamination of the Japanese Exclusion Cases 194344
176
THE REDRESS MOVEMENT
187
Introduction
188
The Japanese American Citizens League and the Struggle for Redress
191
Redress as a Movement Towards Enfranchisement
196
Coram Nobis and Redress
200
The Case for Compensation to Japanese Americans Imprisoned During World War II
203
Negative Reactions to Redress
211
Letters from John J McCloy and Karl R Bendetsen
213
REDRESS ACHIEVED
217
Introduction
219
Appendix
225
Supplementary Bibliography
233
Index
235
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