BOOKS

JAPANESE AMERICAN INCARCERATION: THE CAMPS AND COERCED LABOR DURING WORLD WAR II

WINNER OF THE 2022 PHILIP TAFT LABOR HISTORY AWARD FROM THE LABOR AND WORKING CLASS HISTORY ASSOCIATION AND CORNELL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRIAL LABOR RELATIONS SCHOOL!

October 2021!

"By showing us how imprisonment and prison labor shaped both the organization and implementation of Japanese American incarceration, Hinnershitz's book exposes a deeper infringement of Japanese Americans' rights than had been previously understood and compels us to revise how we teach this tragic chapter in American history."—Erika Lee, author of America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States

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A DIFFERENT SHADE OF JUSTICE: ASIAN AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS IN THE SOUTH

2017

*Winner of the 2017 Silver Nautilus Award for Journalism and Investigative Reporting*

“An important addition to southern civil rights history…[a] careful, accessible study of Asian American legal and organizational challenges to Jim Crow laws and de facto practices.”—Choice

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RACE, RELIGION, AND CIVIL RIGHTS: ASIAN STUDENTS ON THE WEST COAST, 1900-1968

2015

“An engaging narrative that takes up the intersection of race, religion, and civil rights and that includes subjects and themes that have been overlooked…”—American Historical Review

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