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Published by Heyday Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: Second World War,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • United States - 20th Century/WWII,
  • Japanese Americans,
  • Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Relocation,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Europe,
  • USA,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • Evacuation and relocation, 194,
  • American - Asian American

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsCalifornia Historical Society (Corporate Author), Lawson Fusao Inada (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages439
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8715273M
ISBN 101890771309
ISBN 109781890771300

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