Behind Barbed Wire: Searching for Japanese Americans Incarcerated During World War II

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Product Details

Price
$34.95
Publisher
Cityfiles Press
Publish Date
Pages
152
Dimensions
11.3 X 10.2 X 0.7 inches | 2.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780991541812

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About the Author

Paul Kitagaki Jr. has been published in news outlets worldwide, including National Geographic, Time, Smithsonian and Sports Illustrated. His powerful images are published daily in The Sacramento Bee. During his career, he has photographed the Olympics, the World Series and Super Bowls. He covered national and international stories from Vietnam to Iraq. He was a staff member of The San Jose (California) Mercury News, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1990 for general news reporting. In 2015, he created Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit: Triumphing Over Adversity, a national traveling exhibition. This book expands the project to include Kitagaki's story and more photographs.


Dorothea Lange took many of the original photographs in this book. One of the most accomplished documentary photographers of the 20th century, she documented the first stage of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.