Download e-book for iPad: Cane Fires: The Anti-Japanese Movement in Hawaii, 1865-1945 by Gary Y. Okihiro

By Gary Y. Okihiro

ISBN-10: 0877227993

ISBN-13: 9780877227991

ISBN-10: 0877229457

ISBN-13: 9780877229452

hard the present view of Hawaii as a legendary "racial paradise," Gary Okihiro provides this historical past of a scientific anti-Japanese move within the islands from the time migrant employees have been dropped at the sugar cane fields till the top of worldwide conflict II. He demonstrates that the racial discrimination opposed to jap americans that happened at the West Coast through the moment international warfare heavily paralleled the fewer typical oppression of Hawaii's jap, which developed from the creation wishes of the sugar planters to the military's drawback over the "menace of alien domination." Okihiro convincingly argues that these matters influenced the consolidation of the plantation proprietors, the Territorial executive, and the U.S. military-Hawaii's elite-into a unmarried strength that propelled the anti-Japanese circulate, whereas the army devised mystery plans for martial legislations and the elimination and detention of jap american citizens in Hawaii twenty years earlier than international struggle II. Gary Y. Okihiro is affiliate Professor of historical past at Cornell University.

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