Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 September 2018

328 Pages | 34 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190842062

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Nature Behind Barbed Wire

An Environmental History of the Japanese American Incarceration

Connie Y. Chiang

  • Puts the environment of the internment camps at the center of the interpretation of Japanese Americans' wartime experiences.
  • Narrates the experiences of those interned in the camps, as well as those administering them in the federal government.
  • Presents Japanese Americans' interaction with the environment before and after incarceration, as well as the years in the camps.