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“Japanese-Americans: Concerning the Exodus and Its Legality”
S. Edward Hirabayashi
S. Edward “Eddie” Hirabayashi was a Japanese-American student in the Guilford College class of 1947 who later went on teach philosophy and religion at Columbia University and joined the Foreign Service.
This philosophy thesis, written in 1947 by Japanese-American Guilford College student S. Edward Hirabayashi examined the exodus and internment of Japanese-Americans. The thesis includes quotes from those affected by these policies and is therefore useful in gaining a better understanding of how internment impacted the civil rights of individuals. The work also includes background regarding these policies and the impact life in American has had on Japanese immigrants.
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Guilford College Thesis Collection
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