Japanese American incarceration : the camps and coerced labor during World War II / Stephanie Hinnershitz.

Author
Hinnershitz, Stephanie, 1984- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2021]
  • ©2021
Description
309 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Politics and culture in modern America [More in this series]
Summary note
"Japanese American Incarceration argues that the incarceration of Japanese Americans created a massive system of prison labor that blurred the lines between free and forced work during World War II"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • The economics of incarceration and the blueprint for Japanese American labor
  • "What good was my contract?": from free to convict laborers
  • "Worse thatn prisoners": labor resistance in the detention centers and prison camps
  • A prison by any other name: labor and the Poston "Colony"
  • Redemptive labor: Japanese American resettlement.
ISBN
  • 9780812253368 ((hardcover))
  • 0812253361 ((hardcover))
LCCN
2021012063
OCLC
1237634008
Other standard number
  • 40031428810
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