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
1 online resource (309 pages) : illustrations, map .

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Subject(s)
Series
Politics and culture in modern America [More in this series]
Biographical/​Historical note
Stephanie D. Hinnershitz is a historian and author.
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.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Source of description
Print version record.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1. The economics of incarceration and the blueprint for Japanese American labor
  • 2. "What good was my contract?" : from free to convict laborers
  • 3. "Worse than prisoners" : labor resistance in the detention centers and prison camps
  • 4. A prison by any other name : labor and the Poston "Colony"
  • 5. Redemptive labor : Japanese American resettlement
  • Conclusion.
ISBN
  • 0812299957 (electronic book)
  • 9780812299953 ((electronic bk.))
OCLC
1262373030
Doi
  • 10.9783/9780812299953
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