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ethical treatment of the Japanese American internment camps a content analysis of secondary American history textbooks by Michael H Romanowski

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Written in English


  • Japanese Americans -- Education -- History -- 20th century,
  • Textbook bias -- United States,
  • Racism in textbooks,
  • Textbooks -- History

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Statementby Michael H. Romanowski
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 303 leaves ;
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14956544M

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A LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITOR'S CHOICE • Bestselling author Richard Reeves provides an authoritative account of the internment of more than , Japanese-Americans and Japanese aliens during World War II “Highly readable [A] vivid and instructive reminder of what war and fear can do to civilized people.” ―Evan Thomas, The New /5(). California is now preparing to formally apologize to the families of those Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) introduced a resolution that will formally apologize for California’s “failure to support and defend the civil rights” of Japanese Americans during that period,” and it .   Japanese American internment, the forced relocation by the U.S. government of thousands of Japanese Americans to detention camps during World War II. Between and , a total of 10 camps were opened, holding approximately , Japanese Americans in California, Arizona, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Arkansas. Ethics of Identity: Japanese-American Internment Since , when Fredrick Jackson Turner announced that the American identity was not a byproduct of the first colonists, but that it emerged out of the wilderness and only grew with the surfacing of the frontier, America has placed a great emphasis on the notion of a national identity.

The Injustice of Japanese-American Internment Camps Resonates Strongly to This Day During WWII, , Japanese-Americans were forced into camps, . The camps began to close in the same year and the last one, Tule Lake, closed down in March The issue of Japanese American internment remained largely unacknowledged by the U.S. government until , when President Gerald R. Ford proclaimed that the evacuation was wrong. Harada found that Japanese-American internment received the most coverage among the historical events regarding Asian Americans in textbooks published between and However, each textbook in this study devoted only from one-half to four pages to Japanese-American internment during World War Size: 57KB. This book addresses the forced removal and confinement of Japanese Americans during World War II—a topic significant to all Americans, regardless of race or internment of Japanese Americans was a violation of the Constitution and its guarantee of equal protection under the law—yet it was authorized by a presidential order, given substance by an act of Congress, and affirmed by.

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