The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps 1942-1946

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In 1942, Executive Order 9066 mandated the incarceration of 110,000 Japanese Americans, including men, women, children, the elderly, and the infirm, for the duration of the war. Allowed only what they could carry, they were given just a few days to settle their affairs and report to assembly centers. Businesses were lost, personal property was stolen or vandalized, and lives were shattered. The Japanese word gaman means "enduring what seems unbearable with dignity and grace. "Imprisoned in remote camps surrounded by barbed ...

The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps 1942-1946 2005, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9781580086899

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