Only What We Could Carry: The Japanese American Internment Experience

by Lawson Fusao Inada (Editor)

Other authorsLawson Fusao Inada (Introduction), Preface by Patricia Wakida (Editor), Afterword by William Hohri (Editor)
Paperback, 2000

Status

Available

Genres

Publication

Heyday, (2000)

Description

In the wake of wartime panic that followed the Japanese attack of Pearl Harbor, more than 100,000 Japanese Americans residing along the West Coast of the United States were uprooted from their homes and their communities and banished to internment camps throughout the country. Through personal documents, art, and propaganda,Only What We Could Carry expresses through words, art, and haunting recollections, the fear, confusion and anger of the camp experience. The only anthology of its kind,Only What We Could Carry is an emotional and intellectual testament to the dignity, spirit and strength of the Japanese American internees.

Language

Original language

English

Barcode

7113

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