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Author Higashide, Seiichi, 1909-

Title Adios to tears : the memoirs of a Japanese-Peruvian internee in U.S. concentration camps / Seiichi Higashide ; foreword by C. Harvey Gardiner ; preface by Elsa H. Kudo ; epilogue by Julie Small
Edition 1st University of Washington Press ed
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2000


Description 1 online resource (259 pages)
Contents Foreword / C. Harvey Gardiner -- Preface to the Year 2000 Edition / Elsa H. Kudo -- The Fall of the Higashide Family -- Pursuing a Dream of Success Overseas -- My New World, Peru -- Moving Toward Financial Independence -- Approaching Storm Clouds -- Fierce Winds of Oppression -- The Pitiful "Japanese People's Army of Peru" -- The Ordeal of "Utopia" -- From a Barbed-wire "Town" to a Chain-link Town -- A Concrete Frontier -- Becoming Americanized -- Hawaii--A Paradise of Sea and Sun -- Epilogue / Julie Small
Summary "English translation and first privately published edition of a valuable book on Japanese immigration and internment during WWII. Initially published in Japanese to a limited readership. This informative study, candidly and insightfully written, details the formative period of Japanese migration to Peru and, just as importantly, the trying experience of the author, his family, and 1,800 other Japanese-Peruvians who were interned in the US during WWII. Excellent memoir portrays Asian immigrant experience of cultural adaption in Latin America. Insightful foreword by the late C. Harvey Gardiner, who wrote extensively on the Japanese in Latin America and Peru, in particular"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 253) and index
Notes English
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SUBJECT Higashide, Seiichi, 1909-
Higashide, Seiichi, 1909- fast (OCoLC)fst00092120
Subject Japanese Americans -- Biography
Japanese -- Peru -- Biography
Japanese Americans -- Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
HISTORY -- Military -- World War II.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- Asian American Studies.
Japanese Americans.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Personal narratives
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021694750
ISBN 9780295800585
Other Titles Namida no adiosu. English