Books by Richard S. Nishimoto

Released: Sept. 19, 1995

"Interesting, but with a lighter touch and fresher approach, it might have been enthralling. (10 photos, 3 maps)"
Though often lively, this look at a Japanese-American relocation camp during WW II suffers from editor Hirabayashi's innumerable footnotes and academic blather about autoethnography and the ``ethnographic enterprise.'' Nishimoto, a Stanford-educated internee, sent detailed field reports from the center at Poston, Ariz., to the University of California's government-sponsored Japanese Evacuation and Resettlement Study. Read full book review >