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Jim and Jap Crow : a cultural history of 1940s interracial America

Author: Matthew M Briones; Charles Kikuchi
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the US government rounded up more than one hundred thousand Japanese Americans and sent them to internment camps. One of those internees was Charles  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Kikuchi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew M Briones; Charles Kikuchi
ISBN: 9780691129488 0691129487
OCLC Number: 739646470
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: an age of possibility --
Before Pearl Harbor: taking the measure of a "marginal" man --
"A multitude of complexes": finding common ground with Louis Adamic --
"Unity within diversity": intimacies and public discourses of race and ethnicity --
"Participating and observing": Dorothy Swaine Thomas, W.I. Thomas, and JERS --
The Tanforan and Gila diaries: becoming Nikkei --
From "Jap Crow" to "Jim and Jane Crow": Black and Blue (and Yellow) in Chicago and the Bay area --
"It could just as well be me": Japanese American and African American GIs in the Army diary --
Conclusion: Tatsuro, "Standing Man."
Responsibility: Matthew M. Briones.
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"Jim and Jap Crow is an interesting and thoughtful exploration of a turbulent and vitally important decade."--Charlotte Brooks, Journal of American History

 
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