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Japanese war brides in America an oral history by Miki Ward Crawford

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English


  • Japanese American women -- Interviews,
  • War brides -- United States -- Interviews,
  • Women immigrants -- United States -- Interviews,
  • Oral history -- United States,
  • Intercountry marriage -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Women -- Japan -- Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Japan,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Japan -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMiki Ward Crawford, Katie Kaori Hayashi, and Shizuko Suenaga.
GenreInterviews, Case studies, Biography
ContributionsKaori Hayashi, Katie., Suenaga, Shizuko.
LC ClassificationsE184.J3 W29 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23935787M
ISBN 109780313362019, 9780313362026
LC Control Number2009043505

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Japanese War Brides: An Oral History Archive. Stories from across the United States as told to a daughter of a war bride. a Japanese war bride and my mother, at the family poultry farm in upstate New York in the early s. Living in America. For the Love of English () I Give All I Can () Blood from a Turnip ()   The Lives of Japanese War Brides in America: Part 2 After WWII, more t Japanese "war brides" married American soldiers and moved to the U.S., risking everything on a future with their This program featured a panel of scholars talking about Japanese war brides and their children. They discussed the women's lives in America and their legacies. It was part of a symposium co-hosted ?/japanese-war-brides-occupation-migration. The first War Brides Act allowed non-quota immigration by military spouses and fiancés, mostly women. The version of this Act extended non-quota status to Chinese spouses. Asian Americans served in disproportionate rates in the U.S. military and these laws permitted them, for the first time, bring wives to the United ://