General Resources on Internment & Exclusion

Adachi, Ken. The Enemy That Never Was: A History of Japanese Canadians. McClelland and Stewart, Inc., 1991.


Austin, Allan W. From Concentration Camp to Campus: Japanese American Students and World War II. U of Illinois P, 2004.  


Bangarth, Stephanie.  Voices Raised in Protest: Defending North American Citizens of Japanese Ancestry, 1942-49. UBC P, 2014.

Bishop, R., et al. Community Newspapers and the Japanese-American Incarceration Camps: Community, Not Controversy. Lexington

     Books, 2015.


Bjorklund, Ruth.  Internment: Japanese Americans in World War II.  Cavendish Square, 2017. 


Blankenship, Anne M.  Christianity, Social Justice, and the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II. U of North Carolina P, 2016.


Bosworth, Allan R.  America’s Concentration Camps.  W.W. Norton, 1967. 


Briones, Matthew M. Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America. Princeton UP, 2012. 


Broom, Leonard, and Ruth Riemer. Removal and Return: The Socio-Economic Effects of the War on Japanese Americans. U of California P,



Burton, Jeffery F., et al. Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of WWII Japanese American Relocation Sites. U of Washington P, 2002. 


Chew, Selfa. Silent Herons.  Floricanto P/Berkeley P, 2012.


Chew, Selfa.  Uprooting Community: Japanese Mexicans, World War II, and the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands.  U of Arizona P, 2016. 


Chin, Frank.  Born in the USA: A Story of Japanese America, 1889-1947.  Rowman & Littlefield, 2002. 


Collins, Donald E. Native American Aliens: Disloyalty and the Renunciation of Citizenship by Japanese Americans During World War II

     Greenwood P, 1985.


Conn, Stetson.  “The Decision to Evacuate the Japanese from the Pacific Coast.” Guarding the United States and its Outposts,  edited by Stetson

     Conn, et al. Center of Military History, United States Army, 1964. 


Conrat, Maisie, and Richard Conrat. Executive Order 9066: The Internment of 110,000 Japanese Americans. Photographs by Dorothea Lange            and others.  UCLA Asian American Studies Center P, 1992.

Daniels, Roger.  Concentration Camps U.S.A.: Japanese Americans and World War II.  Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1971. 

Daniels, Roger, Sandra C. Taylor, and Harry H.L. Kitano, editors. Japanese Americans: From Relocation to  Redress. U of Washington P, 1991.


Daniels, Roger. Concentration Camps North America: Japanese in the United States and Canada during World War II. Krieger Publishing Co.,



Daniels, Roger.  Prisoners Without Trial: Japanese Americans in World War II. Hill and Wang, 2004.    


Day, Takako. Show Me the Way To Go Home: The Moral Dilemma of Kibei No No Boys in World War Two Incarceration Camps. CreateSpace

     Independent Publishing Platform, 2014.


de Nevers, Klancy Clark.  The Colonel and the Pacifist: Karl Bendetsen, Perry Saito, and the Incarceration of Japanese Americans During

     World War II.  U of Utah P, 2004. 


Drinnon, Richard. Keeper of Concentration Camps: Dillon S. Myer and American Racism. U of California P, 1989.


Fremon, D. K. The internment of Japanese Americans in United States History. Enslow, 1996.


García, Jerry.  Looking Like the Enemy: Japanese Mexicans, the Mexican State, and US Hegemony, 1897-1945.  U of Arizona P, 2014. 


Gardiner, C. Harvey.  Pawns in a Triangle of Hate: The Peruvian Japanese and the United States.  U of Washington P, 1981. 


Girdner, Audrie, and Anne Loftis. The Great Betrayal: The Evacuation of the Japanese-Americans During World War II. Macmillan, 1969.


Harrington Miles, Fern. Captive Community: Life in a Japanese Internment, 1941-1945. Mossy Creek Press, 1987.


Hay, Jeff. The internment of Japanese Americans. Greenhaven, 2012.


Hayashi, Brian Masaru.  Democratizing the Enemy: The Japanese American Internment. Princeton UP, 2004.


Helphand, Kenneth I.  Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime. Trinity UP, 2006. 


Hirohata, Joyce, and Paul T. Hirohata, editors. Nisei Voices: Japanese American Students of the 1930s—Then and Now. Hirohata Design, 2004.


Hoobler, Dorothy, and Thomas Hoobler. The Japanese American Family Album. Oxford UP, 1996.

Hosokawa, Bill. Nisei: The Quiet Americans. UP of Colorado, 2002.


Howard, John. Concentration Camps on the Home Front: Japanese Americans in the House of Jim Crow. U of Chicago P, 2008.  


Ichioka, Yuji, et al. A Buried Past: An Annotated Bibliography of the Japanese American Research Project Collection.  U of California P, 1974. 


Ichioka, Yuji, and Eiichiro Azuma.   A Buried Past: A Sequel to the Annotated Bibliography of the Japanese American Research Project

     Collection. U of California P, 1999.


Inada, Lawson Fusao, editor. Only What We Could Carry: the Japanese American Internment Experience. Heyday Books/California Historical

     Society, 2000.


Ivey, Linda L. and Kevin W. Kaatz.  Citizen Internees: A Second Look at Race and Citizenship in Japanese American Internment Camps.

     Praeger, 2017. 


James, Thomas.  Exile Within: The Schooling of Japanese Americans, 1942-1945.  Harvard UP, 1987. 


Kashima, Tetsuden. Judgment Without Trial: Japanese American Imprisonment during World War II. U of Washington P, 2003.


Kitano, Harry H.L.  Generations and Identity: The Japanese American.  Ginn P, 1993. 


Knaefler, Tomi Kaizawa. Our House Divided: Seven Japanese American Families in WW II. U of Hawaii P, 1991.


Kurashige, Lon and Alice Yang, editors.  Major Problems in Asian American History: Documents and Essays.  Cengage Learning, 2017. 


Kurashige, Lon.  Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States.  U of North Carolina P, 2016. 


Leighton, Alexander H. The Governing of Men: General Principles and Recommendations Based on Experience at a Japanese Relocation

     Camp. Princeton UP, 1945.


Lim, Deborah K. The Lim Report: A Research Report of Japanese Americans in American Concentration Camps During World War II. Morris

     Publishing, 2002.


Lotchin, Roger W.  Japanese-American Relocation in World War II: A Reconsideration.  Cambridge UP, 2018. 


Lyon, Cherstin. Prisons and Patriots: Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory. Temple UP, 2012.


Marrin, Albert.  Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II.  Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. 


Murray, Alice Yang, editor. What Did the Internment of Japanese Americans Mean? Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2000.


Muller, Eric L. American Inquisition: The Hunt for Japanese American Disloyalty in World War II. U of North Carolina P, 2007.  


Myer, Dillon S. Uprooted Americans: The Japanese Americans and the War Relocation Authority during World War II. U of Arizona P, 1971.


Nagata, Donna K. Legacy of Injustice: Exploring the Cross-generational Impact of the Japanese American Internment. Springer Verlag, 2014. 


Neiwert, David A.  Strawberry days: How internment destroyed a Japanese American community.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. 


Okihiro, Gary Y. and Joan Myers. Whispered Silences: Japanese Americans and World War II.  U of Washington P, 1996.


Okihiro, Gary Y. Storied Lives: Japanese American Students and World War II. U of Washington P, 1999.


Oppenheim, Joanne.  Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made

     a Difference.  Scholastic, 2006. 


Pak, Yoon K. Wherever I Go, I Will Always be a Loyal American: Schooling Seattle’s Japanese Americans During World War II.

     RoutledgeFalmer, 2002.


Pistol, Rachel. Internment During the Second World War: A Comparative Study of Great Britain and the USA.  Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 


Price, David H.  Anthropological Intelligence: The Deployment and Neglect of American Anthropology in the Second World War.  Duke UP,



Rawitsch, Mark Howland.  The House on Lemon Street: Japanese Pioneers and the American Dream.  UP of Colorado, 2012. 


Reeves, Richard.  Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World War II. Picador, 2016.   


Robinson, Greg.  A Tragedy of Democracy: Japanese Confinement in North America. Columbia UP, 2009. 


Robinson, Greg, editor. Pacific Citizens: Larry and Guyo Tajiri and Japanese American Journalism in the World War II Era. U of Illinois P, 2012. 

Robinson, Greg.  By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans. Harvard UP, 2003.


Robson, D.  The internment of Japanese Americans.  Referencepoint P, 2013. 


Rogers, Everett M., and Nancy R. Bartlit. Silent voices of World War II: When sons of the Land of Enchantment met sons of the Land of the

     Rising Sun. Sunstone P, 2005.  


Roxworthy, Emily.  The Spectacle of Japanese American Trauma: Racial Performativity and World War II. U of Hawaiʼi P, 2008.


Saiki, Patsy Sumie.  Ganbare!: An Example of Japanese Spirit.  1982.  Mutual P, 2004. 


Seigel, Shizue. In Good Conscience: Supporting Japanese Americans during the Internment. AACP, 2006.


Smith, Page. Democracy on Trial: The Japanese American Evacuation and Relocation in World War II. Simon & Schuster, 1995.


Stanley, Jerry. I Am an American: a True Story of Japanese Internment. Crown, 1998.


Takami, David.  Executive Order 9066: 50 Years Before and 50 Years After: A History of Japanese Americans in Seattle.  Wing Luke Asian 

     Museum, 1992. 


Thomas, Dorothy Swain and Richard S. Nishimoto. The Spoilage: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement. U of California P, 1946,



Weglyn, Michi. Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps.  1976. U of Washington P, 1996. 


Wukovits, John F. Internment of Japanese Americans. Lucent Books/Gale Cengage Learning, 2013.