Barbed Voices--Oral History, Resistance, and the World War II Japanese American Social Disaster

Item # 158117.

By Arthur A. Hansen. Foreword by Lane Ryo Hirabayashi.

Barbed Voices is an engaging anthology of the most significant published articles written by the well-known and highly respected historian of Japanese American history Arthur Hansen, updated and annotated for contemporary context. Featuring selected inmates and camp groups who spearheaded resistance movements in the ten War Relocation Authority–administered compounds in the United States during World War II, Hansen’s writing provides a basis for understanding why, when, where, and how some of the 120,000 incarcerated Japanese Americans opposed the threats to themselves, their families, their reference groups, and their racial-ethnic community.

Hardbound: 252 pp.

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