Nikkei in the Pacific Northwest

Nikkei in the Pacific Northwest

Japanese Americans & Japanese Canadians in the Twentieth Century

Book - 2005
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"Challenging the notion that Nikkei individuals before and during World War II were helpless pawns manipulated by forces beyond their control, the diverse essays in this collection focus on the theme of resistance within Japanese American and Japanese Canadian communities to twentieth-century political, cultural, and legal discrimination. They illustrate how Nikkei groups were mobilized to fight discrimination through assertive legal challenges, community participation, skillful print publicity, and political and economic organization. Comprised of all-new and original research, this is the first anthology to highlight the contributions and histories of Nikkei within the entire Pacific Northwest, including British Columbia."--Jacket.
Publisher: Seattle : Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest in association with University of Washington Press, 2005
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780295984612
0295984619
Branch Call Number: 979.50049 N584N 2005
Characteristics: xii, 348 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Fiset, Louis
Nomura, Gail M.

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