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Author Robinson, Greg, 1966-
Title After camp : portraits in midcentury Japanese American life and politics / Greg Robinson.
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  E184.J3 R63 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography 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 -- Nisei and the postwar struggle for civil rights: from Oyama to Brown -- 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 -- 20th century.
ISBN 0520271580 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520271586 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520271593 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520271599 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard # 40020606692
OCLC number 744977275