Between Two Empires

Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America
Author(s): 
Azuma, Eiichiro
ISBN: 
0195159403
Date published: 
April 2005
Hardback
Price: 
£38.99

The incarceration of Japanese Americans has been discredited as a major blemish in American democratic tradition. Accompanying this view is the assumption that the ethnic group help unqualified allegiance to the United States. Between Two Empires probes the complexities of prewar Japanese America to show how Japanese in America held an in-between space between the United States and the empire of Japan, between American nationality and Japanese racial identity.