And Justice for All: An Oral History of the Japanese American Detention Camps by John TateishiAnd Justice for All: An Oral History of the Japanese American Detention Camps by John Tateishi

And Justice for All: An Oral History of the Japanese American Detention Camps

byJohn TateishiForeword byRoger Daniels

Paperback | May 17, 1999

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At the outbreak of World War II, more than 115,000 Japanese American civilians living on the West Coast of the United States were rounded up and sent to desolate ?relocation? camps, where most spent the duration of the war. In this poignant and bitter yet inspiring oral history, John Tateishi allows thirty Japanese Americans, victims of this trauma, to speak for themselves. And Justice for All captures the personal feelings and experiences of the only group of American citizens ever to be confined in concentration camps in the United States. In this new edition of the book, which was originally published in 1984, an Afterword by the author brings up to date the lives of those he interviewed.

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Title:And Justice for All: An Oral History of the Japanese American Detention CampsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.27 × 6.14 × 0.78 inPublished:May 17, 1999Publisher:University Of Washington PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:029597785X

ISBN - 13:9780295977850

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During the Second World War in Canada and the United States, thousands of Japanese-American citizens had no choice but to live in detention camps. In this powerful and heartbreaking book, John Tateishi, who was three at the time of the internment at Manzanar, speaks with 30 other former interns of their physical and emotional experiences while confined in concentration camps on the American West Coast in And Justice for All. This revised edition features an afterword that updates the readers’ knowledge of the former internees’ lives and circumstances today.

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Eloquent and poignant, And Justice for All brings to life the tragedy of the Japanese American internment for generations to come.

- Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Senator Daniel K. Inouye