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Japanese American Incarceration in World War II

In this FREE curriculum unit students examine U.S.-Japanese relations before World War II, the varied experiences of incarcerated Japanese Americans, and the ways that members of the Japanese American community and others in the United States have remembered and continue to remember incarceration.

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Emily Owens

Assistant professor of history at Brown University

Emily A. Owens is an assistant professor of history at Brown University and a faculty fellow at the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice.

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