Rebuild or Reconcile: American and Canadian Approaches to Redress for World War II Confinement

  title={Rebuild or Reconcile: American and Canadian Approaches to Redress for World War II Confinement},
  author={Alexa L. Wood},
  journal={American Review of Canadian Studies},
  pages={347 - 365}
  • Alexa L. Wood
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • American Review of Canadian Studies
In 1988, the US and Canadian governments extended an official apology and issued financial compensation to persons of Japanese ancestry (Nikkei) for their removal from the West Coast and confinement without trial during World War II. Whereas many US public institutions have since participated in educational projects that emphasize the historical significance of Japanese American confinement, efforts to inform the public about the Japanese Canadian WWII experience have frequently encountered… Expand
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