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“Japanese-Americans: Concerning the Exodus and Its Legality”

Date: 1947

Author: S. Edward Hirabayashi

Biographical/Historical abstract: 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.

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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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Format of original: Other

Collection: Guilford College Thesis Collection

Repository: Guilford College

Item#: 2.64.966

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