This title in Lucent's World History series takes a close look at a unique event in United States history, the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. It details both the political and social motivations for internment and also relates the impact of this event on individuals and communities on the west coast and how it reverberated throughout the country. The title includes a timeline of events, sources for further research, engaging photographs, and a detailed subject index.
Features & Benefits
- Vivid writing, full-color photographs and extensive use of fully cited primary and secondary source quotations provide a sense of immediacy.
- Sidebars, visual time lines, indexes, and annotated bibliographies, which appear in every volume, offer a wealth of additional information as well as provide launching points for further discussion and study.