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Valerie Matsumoto (UCLA) and Tritia Toyota (UCLA), General Editors

nikkei logoThe George and Sakaye Aratani Nikkei in the Americas Series endeavors to present the best scholarship available that illustrates the evolving nature of contemporary Nikkei identities and communities, with special attention to innovative scholarship, perspectives, as well as relevant creative contributions to the field. Thanks to the vision of founding editor Lane Hirabayashi, numerous scholars have found a home—and will continue to find a home—for their work in this series.

All proposals for the this series should follow the press submission guidelines, and submission will be evaluated by the press acquisitions staff, the series editors and/or editorial board, as well as outside experts.

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Barbed Voices

Oral History, Resistance, and the World War II Japanese American Social Disaster

Beyond the Betrayal

The Memoir of a World War II Japanese American Draft Resister of Conscience

Distant Islands

The Japanese American Community in New York City, 1876-1930s

Forced Out

A Nikkei Woman’s Search for a Home in America

Japanese Brazilian Saudades

Diasporic Identities and Cultural Production

Manzanar Mosaic

Essays and Oral Histories on America’s First World War II Japanese American Concentration Camp

Relocating Authority

Japanese Americans Writing to Redress Mass Incarceration

Taken from the Paradise Isle

The Hoshida Family Story

The House on Lemon Street

Japanese Pioneers and the American Dream

University Press of Colorado University of Alaska Press Utah State University Press University of Wyoming Press