Review of Bill Hosokawa. "Colorado's Japanese Americans: From 1886 to the Present"

King O'Riain, Rebecca (2005) Review of Bill Hosokawa. "Colorado's Japanese Americans: From 1886 to the Present". Journal of American Ethnic History. (Unpublished)

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Colorado’s Japanese Americans opens cleverly by posing the question: ‘”what have the Japanese… . . . done in the century they have been in Colorado to make it a better state, a better place? What have they done for themselves, and for America?’ “ The answer Hosokawa’s answer provides is ‘”much’ much” (p. 245). This richly detailed history of the Japanese American experience in Colorado is a welcome addition to the trend toward local and regional historical trendstudies in Japanese American history in . As such it providesing a very detailed, predominantly narrative, account of those of Japanese ancestry who have called Colorado home for more than 100 one hundred years.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Japanese Americans
Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology
Item ID: 507
Depositing User: Dr Rebecca King O Riain
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2007
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of American Ethnic History
Publisher: Springer
Refereed: No

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