Japanese Canadian Experience

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Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War

Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment is designed to provide an introductory-level overview of the internment of Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War. This title … ; 162 View

Within the Barbed Wire Fence

A Japanese Man's Account of his Internment in Canada

Takeo Nakano immigrated to Canada from Japan in 1920, later marrying and starting a family in his adopted homeland. Takeo’s passion was poetry, and he cultivated the exquisite form known as … ; 144 View
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FOREWORD to New Edition and Preface of original edition

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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Discusses that the best way to guard human rights today is to arm ourselves with the knowledge of how easily they were taken in the past. Outlines racial injustice. Also discusses the history of … 12 $1.20 Add
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Introduction

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War

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The introduction provides a brief summary of the history of Japanese immigrants in Canada and internment during the Second world War and outlines the goals of the book. ; 4 $0.40 Add
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Coming to Canada

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War

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This chapter looks at the immigration of Japanese people to Canada: What prmpted their immigration, why they chose to settle in Canada, and the society that they found when the arrived. It … ; 12 $1.20 Add
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Prologue:

Woodfibre days

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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Talks about life before Pearl Harbour in Woodfibre BC ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Evacuation from Woodfibre

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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January 1942, the evacuation of Japanese from Woodfibre ; 4 $0.40 Add
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Japanese Canadians in BC, 1900-1939

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War

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This chapter discusses the experience of Japanese Canadians in the early 20th century including the discrimination they faced upon their arrival. It illustrates this with drawings, photographs, … ; 40 $4.00 Add
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To Vancouver and on to Yellowhead road camp

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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The trip from Vancouver to the work camp ; 7 $0.70 Add
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War

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War

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This chapter covers the outbreak of World War II and the effect that the declaration of war had on Japanese people living in Canada. It illustrates this with drawings, photographs, documents and … ; 12 $1.20 Add
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Enemy Aliens

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War

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This chapter describes the initial action taken by the Canadian Government against Japanese Canadians. It illustrates this with drawings, photographs, documents and firsthand accounts. ; 24 $2.40 Add
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Life at Yellowhead

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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Talks about life at Yellowhead Road Camp ; 6 $0.60 Add
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Internment and Forced Labour

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War

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This chapter related the experiences of Japanese Canadians who were imprisoned and forced to work as a result of their being labeled ‘enemy aliens’. It illustrates this with drawings, … ; 28 $2.80 Add
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To Descoigne road camp

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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He is moved to Descoigne Road Camp, talks about the country surrounding it ; 6 $0.60 Add
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Aftermath

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War

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This chapter describes the end of the internment and the experiences of Japanese Canadians after the war. It illustrates this with drawings, photographs, documents and firsthand accounts. ; 20 $2.00 Add
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Life at Descoigne

From: Within the Barbed Wire Fence

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talks about life at Descoigne Road Camp ; 6 $0.60 Add