Saturday, August 12, 2017

Hodgepodge 287/365 - Book List for My WWII Project

I have a long reading list, research for my "novel" that treats, in part, the Japanese American internment during World War II. I think it's time to fit it into my schedule . . . Most of these are books that I actually own, and some of them I've actually read. But there are a lot to go, even just for skimming/note-taking purposes. Must get cracking!


Isabel Allende, The Japanese Lover
Jerome Charyn, American Scrapbook
Toshio Mori, Yokohama, California
Nina Rovoyr, Southland
Herman Wouk, War and Remembrance


Ansel Adams, Photographs of Manzanar
Robert Asahina, Just Americans: How Japanese Americans Won a War at Home and Abroad—The Story of the 100th Battalion/442d Regimental Combat Team in World War II
Ansel Adams, Manzanar memorial
Born Free and Equal: The Story of Loyal Japanese Americans, Manzanar Relocation Center, Inyo County, California—Based on the Book Published by U.S. Camera in 1944 with Photographs and Text by Ansel Adams
Brian Komei Dempster, ed., From Our Side of the Fence: Growing Up in America’s Concentration Camps
Brian Komei Dempster, ed., Making Home from War: Stories of Japanese American Exile and Resettlement
Allen H. Eaton, Beauty behind Barbed Wire
Paul Fussell, Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War
Linda Gordon and Gary Y. Okihiro, eds., Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of Japanese American Internment
Kimi Kodani Hill, Topaz Moon: Chiura Obata’s Art of the Internment
Delphine Hirasuna, The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942–1946
Lawson Fusao Inada, ed., Only What We Could Carry: The Japanese American Internment Experience
Karen L. Ishizuka, Lost and Found: Reclaiming the Japanese American Incarceration
Heather C. Lindquist, ed., Children of Manzanar
Eric L. Muller, ed., Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II
Alice Yang Murray, ed., What Did the Internment of Japanese Americans Mean?
Joanne Oppenheim, Dear Miss Breed: The Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration during World War II and a Librarian Who Made a Difference
Richard Reeves, Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World War II
Gerald Robinson, Elusive Truth: Four Photographers at Manzanar—Ansel Adams, Clem Albers, Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake
Jan Jarboe Russell, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp during World War II
Todd Stewart, Placing Memory: A Photographic Exploration of Japanese American Internment
Surviving Minidoka: The Legacy of WWII Japanese American Incarceration (a project of Boise State University, College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, in partnership with College of Southern Idaho)
Barbara Takei and Judy Tachibana, Tule Lake Revisited: A Brief History and Guide to the Tule Lake Concentration Camp Site
Ruth Wallach et al., Los Angeles in World War II (Arcadia Publishing Images of America series)
Jane Wehrey, Manzanar (Arcadia Publishing Images of America series)

Memoir, Oral History, and Biography

Diana Meyers Bahr, The Unquiet Nisei: An Oral History of the Life of Sue Kunitomi Embrey
Mary Matsuda Gruenewald, Looking Like the Enemy: My Story of Imprisonment in Japanese American Internment Camps
Jean Houston, Farewell to Manzanar
Miné Okubo, Citizen 13660
Pauline E. Parker, Women of the Homefront: World War II Recollections of 55 Americans
Michael Elsohn Ross, Nature Art with Chiura Obata
George Takei, To the Stars: The Autobiography of George Takei
Paul Howard Takemoto, Nisei Memories: My Parents Talk about the War Years
John Tateishi, ed., And Justice for All: An Oral History of the Japanese American Detention Camps
Voices Long Silent: An Oral Inquiry into the Japanese American Evacuation (The Japanese American Project of the Oral History Program at California State University, Fullerton)


Toyo’s Camera


Densho Encyclopedia,

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