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History 106 Library Activities: Japanese Internment

General Historical Information - Electronic

The following sources are a good place to start for general information on U.S. and World History. Follow the links to get to the sources. You may need your seven digit Carroll student ID number to get into these off-campus.

Japanese Internment - Starting Places

The following resources will help you find information about the history, participants, and controversies surrounding the Japanese Internment.  Print sources will either be located on the main level (Reference) or lower level (these can be checked out). Follow the links to get to the electronic sources. You may need your seven digit Carroll student ID number to get into these off-campus.

Print:

Encyclopedia of Japanese American internment - REF D 769.8 A6 B43 2014

Japanese-American internment during World War II - REF D 769.8 A6 B43 2014

Electronic:

Japanese Interment - Disputes

Japanese Internment - Additional Sources

The following links provide additional information on the Japanese Internment.

Japanese Internment - Primary Sources

Many survivors of the internment camps have written memoirs and autobiographical novels. Some of these can be accessed below.

Print Sources:

Farewell to Manzanar : a true story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment - E 184 J3 H63

Nisei Daughter - F 899 S49 J376 1979

Electronic Sources:

General Historical Information - Print

The following sources are a good place to start for general information on U.S. and World History. These titles are located on the main floor of Carroll's library and cannot be checked out, though you can photocopy articles.

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History - REF D23 B45 2005

Encyclopedia of American History - REF E174 E53 2003

Encyclopedia of World War II : a political, social and military history - REF D740 E516 2005

 

Primary Sources - General

If you're looking for primary sources, the follow links should provide you with a start.

Print:

Daily life through American history in primary documents - REF E 161 D35 2012
 

Electronic:

Japanese Internment - In-depth Sources

To find books on the Japanese Internment in the library's online catalog, try the following subject searches: 

Japanese Americans
Japanese Americans -- Civil rights.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Utah.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans.
 
Here are a few books you may wish to take a look at. They are located on the library's lower level, organized by call number, and can be checked out:
 
Print Sources:
 
Democracy on trial : the Japanese-American evacuation and relocation in World War II - D 769.8 A6 S64 1995
 
Jewel of the desert : Japanese American internment at Topaz - D 769.8 A6 T39 1993

A tragedy of democracy : Japanese confinement in North America - D 769.8 A6 R64 2009

Whispered silences : Japanese Americans and World War II - D 769.8 A6 O36 1996

Electronic Sources:

Subject Guide

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