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Title Achieving the impossible dream : how Japanese Americans obtained redress / Mitchell T. Maki, Harry H.L. Kitano, and S. Megan Berthold ; forewords by Robert T. Matsui and Roger Daniels.
Author Maki, Mitchell T. (Mitchell Takeshi)
Publication Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1999]
Copyright date ©1999
Description xvii, 309 pages ; 24 cm.
Call # 940.5308 M
Series Asian American experience
Asian American experience.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-290) and index.
Contents Theoretical perspectives -- Historical factors prior to World War II -- World War II (1941-45) -- The postwar decades (1945-69) -- The genesis of the modern redress movement (1970-78) -- The commission on wartime relocation and internment of civilians (1979-82) -- Other efforts at redress -- The continuing legislative battle (1983-86) -- The aligning of the One-hundredth Congress (1987-88) -- The President's signature and the fight for appropriations -- Delivering on the promise -- Lessons of a movement.
Subject Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
Japanese Americans -- Civil rights.
Japanese Americans -- Reparations.
Addl. Author Kitano, Harry H. L.
Berthold, S. Megan (Sarah Megan)
ISBN 0252024583 (acid-free paper)
0252067649 (paperback : acid-free paper) :

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