Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese American Family Summary
Yoshiko Uchida

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Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese American Family Summary

Japanese-Americans have been part of United States' history for centuries. Early 20th century Japanese immigrants to the United States, the Issei, are important contributors to American life and built communities across the country, particularly in San Francisco. Their children, the Nisei or second-generation Japanese Americans grow up conceiving of themselves primarily as Americans, speaking English as their first language and seeking to fully merge into American culture. This is the nature of Japanese...

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