Prisons and Patriots: Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory
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Prisons and Patriots: Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory

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Prisons and Patriots provides a detailed account of forty-one Nisei (second-generation Japanese Americans), known as the Tucsonians, who were imprisoned for resisting the draft during WWII. Cherstin Lyon parallels their courage as resisters with that of civil rights hero Gordon Hirabayashi, well known for his legal battle against curfew and internment, who also resisted th...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published November 4th 2011 by Temple University Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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