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Giotta Fuyo Tajiri — An Artist's Voyage

Jonathan van Harmelen


An Activist’s dilemma: the life of Katsuma Mukaeda

Jonathan van Harmelen

For many of the issei interned by the Justice Department during World War II, their years in confinement posed serious questions of loyalty and identity. Many had once strongly identified with the old country, and had worked to forge what Eiichiro Azuma has identified as a “shin-nippon,” or new Japan ...

Dutch Newspapers and Nikkei Stories - Lessons from Japanese-American Incarceration and Redress from Afar

Jonathan van Harmelen

On the morning of Friday, October 30, 1992, readers in the Netherlands opened copies of the NRC Handelsblad, one of the largest papers circulated in the country. The front page commemorated twelve and a half years of Queen Beatrix’s reign, and page 3 shows a grinning George HW Bush ...

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