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Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites

by Burton, Jeffrey F.; Farrell, Mary M.; Lord, Florence B.; Lord, Richard W.

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Published
2002
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9780295981567
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Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002. Oversized Paperback. xx, 449p., profuse construction plans (elevations and plats), site and aerial photos, period snapshots. Corners slightly bumped, else very good.
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The Salvage

by Thomas, Dorothy Swaine; with the assistance of Charles Kikuchi and James Sakoda

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Published
1952
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1952. Hardcover. Xii, 637 pg. hardcover without dust jacket. Former owner's inscription on front free end paper, else very good. After the issuing of Executive Order 9066, the sociologist Dorothy Thomas received backing from the University of California to assemble a team of fieldworkers and go into the various camps to perform research. The… Read more
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image of Cross Current: A Tale of Racial Conflicts Leading to the World War II Internment of Japanese-Americans

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Bloomington: AuthorHouse, 2015. Paperback. 227 pg. paperback. Top right corner is slightly dog-eared, else very good. A novel that fictionalizes real life events. Author is former educator who has written mass market paperbacks set in the American West.
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$12.00
image of Through Innocent Eyes: Writings and Art from the Japanese American Internment by Poston I Schoolchildren

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Los Angeles: Keiro Services Press, 1990. Hardcover. 120 pg. very good hardcover in a dust jacket that has unfortunately torn and is missing a piece where a "window" was cut out. Illustrated with original art and photographs. Poston had a thriving literary community with various journals and newspapers being published in the camp. This collection features the work of… Read more
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$30.00
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Down at the Santa Fe Depot: 20 Fresno Poets

by Kherdian, David; Baloian, James; Childress, William; Clifton, Michael; David, Glover; Everwine, Peter; Hanzlicek, C.G.; Inada, Lawson; Johnson, Gary; Jones, Robert L.; Levine, Philip; Levis, Larry; Mezey, Robert; Minasian, Khatchik; Rail, DeWayne; Saleh,

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Published
1970
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Fresno: Giglia Press, 1970. Paperback. 143 pg. softcover. Second printing. Signed by Baloian. Black and white portraits of each of the contributors precede their poems. Very good condition. Collection of poetry featuring works by authors who were either born, passed through, or spent some time in Fresno. Of particular note is Lawson Inada, who had not yet completed his… Read more
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Jewel of the Desert: Japanese American Internment at Topaz

by Taylor, Sandra C.

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Published
1993
ISBN
9780520080041
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$18.00

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993. Hardcover. 343 pg. hardcover, no dust jacket. Former library copy with checkout slip pasted onto front free end paper, and address stamped into inside cover. Good reading copy only. Topaz, or the Central Utah Relocation Center, was one of the smaller camps with most of its internees coming from the Bay Area. Both… Read more
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Cloudbank: Journal of Contemporary Writing. No. 3 (Winter 2011)

by Malan, Michael, ed.; Inada, Lawson Fusao

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Published
2011
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Corvallis: Cloudbank Books, 2011. Paperback. 75 pg. paperback. Very good condition. Cloudbank is a small poetry journal published in Oregon. Inada, one of the contributors, was appointed the state's poet laureate in 2006.
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Poppy

by Itaya, Sam M.

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Published
1993
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Stockton: Woodhouse Books, 1993. Paperback. 209 pg. paperback. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page. Very good condition. A Japanese-American grandfather's diary of his grandchildren's youth.
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A Black Mark: The Japanese-Canadians in World War II

by Taylor, Mary

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Published
2004
ISBN
9780778012672
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Canada: Oberon Press, 2004. Paperback. 203 pg. paperback. Former library copy with all of the associated defects. Good reading copy only.
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image of Valiant odyssey; in and out of America's concentration camps, edited by Michi Weglyn and Betty E. Mitson

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Upland, CA: Brunk's Printing, 1978. 78 pg. paperback. Inscribed and signed by author on front free end paper. Illustrated with maps, and black and white photographs. Told in an interview format, the author recounts his time as a Pastor at a Methodist Church in Los Angeles, and his travels to various internment camps during the war. Having many Japanese… Read more
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$75.00
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Ambassadors in Arms

by Murphy, Thomas D.

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Published
1955
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Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1955. Hardcover. 315 pg. hardcover without dust jacket. Third printing. Previous owner's blind stamp and printed stamp on front free end paper. Illustrated with maps and sketches. Very good condition. Book details the story of Hawaii's 100th Battalion, a unit made up mostly of Nisei, or second-generation Japanese Americans. They saw heavy casualties during… Read more
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The Spoilage: Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement During World War II

by Thomas, Dorothy Swaine; Nishimoto, Richard S.

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Published
1974
ISBN
9780520026377
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974. Hardcover. xv, 388 pg. hardcover with no dust jacket. California library reprint series edition. Page edges are lightly foxed. Thomas conceived of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS) after Executive Order 9066 was issued. She, and over two dozen fieldworkers went in to different camps and collected data. The JERS has… Read more
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Yellow Light

by Hongo, Garrett Kaoru

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Published
1984
ISBN
9780819511041
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Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1984. Paperback. 78 pg. paperback. Previous owner's name and inscription on half-title page with writing on rear free endpaper, else very good. Signed by author on full title page. Born in Hawai'i, Garrett Hongo has gone on to become one of the most well-known Asian American poets, and teaches in the MFA program at the… Read more
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Poets Behind Barbed Wire

by Nakano, Jiro; Nakano, Kay

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Published
1984
ISBN
9780910043052
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Honolulu: Bamboo Ridge Press, 1984. Paperback. 73 pg. paperback, very good condition. Illustrated with simple line drawings and black and white photographs. Second printing. A collection of Tanka poetry by four different Japanese American authors. Tanka poetry, a form native to Japan, consists of 31 syllables, arranged in 5-7-5-7-7. Poets were incarcerated in Crystal City, Santa Fe, Tule Lake,… Read more
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image of Kodomo no tame ni - For the sake of the children: The Japanese American Experience in Hawaii

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Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 1978. Hardcover. xxii, 615 pg. very good hardcover in a torn dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Author was born in Manzanar Relocation Center, and later helped to found the UCLA Asian American Studies Center before moving to Hawaii and teaching in the American Studies Department.
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Beloved Integer

by Pierce, Michelle Naka

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Published
2007
ISBN
9780972606318
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Lowell: Bootstrap Press, 2007. Paperback. 76 pg. paperback, very good condition. Pierce serves as the dean of Naropa University's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. This work was written while she and her partner, the poet Chris Pusateri, were in a long-distance relationship.
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There is No Right Way to Meditate

by Sakugawa, Yumi

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Published
2010
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np: Self-published by the author, 2010. Pamphlet. [32]p., 5.5x8.5 inches, illus., very good condition in stapled wraps. Guide to meditation by the Japanese-American artist.
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Son of Immigrants

by Imahara, James

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Published
1982
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$60.00

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Baton Rouge: Imahara Nursery, 1982. Hardcover. 81 p. hardcover. No dustjacket. Self-published by the Imahara family. Illustrated profusely with family photos. Front and rear free end paper foxed, else very good. Imahara was born in Watsonville and went to school in Sacramento before being sent along with his family to the Fresno assembly center, and then on to Camp… Read more
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Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2017. Hardcover. 277 pgs. Hardcover in dustjacket. Illustrated with charts and reprints of letters by internees. Very good condition. This book focuses specifically on Japanese and Japanese American internees who sent correspondence back and forth with J. Elmer Morrish, a banker who safeguarded their properties while they were incarcerated.
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$45.00
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China: Socrates Institute Press, 2011. Paperback. 220 pg. paperback. Signed and inscribed by the author on dedication page. Illustrated profusely with black and white photographs. Very good condition. The book details various episodes from World War II, alternating between providing a general history along with more specifics regarding soldiers who served, and the units they were a part of.… Read more
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