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Guerra Mundial: Lista Negra en Ecuador

Estrada, Jenny. II Guerra Mundial: Lista Negra en Ecuador. Poligráfica,Guayaquil, 2006. (Available through author: ajennye@ecua.net.ec) Guerra Mundial: Lista Negra en Ecuador, authored by the Guayaquil historian Jenny Estrada Ruiz, was translated into Dutch and circulates in some countries of the European Community. Other editions, in German and English, are being planned. Estrada says that the Dutch translation was […]

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Manufacturing Hysteria: A History of Scapegoating, Surveillance, and Secrecy in Modern America

Feldman, Jay. Manufacturing Hysteria: A History of Scapegoating, Surveillance, and Secrecy in Modern America. Pantheon Books, New York, 2011. (Chapters nine and ten deal with WWII internment/relocation programs.) In this wide-ranging history, Jay Feldman takes us from the run-up to World War I and its anti-German hysteria through the September 11 attacks and Arizona’s current anti-immigration movement. […]

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UnCivil Liberties: Italian Americans Under Siege during World War II

Fox, Stephen. UnCivil Liberties: Italian Americans Under Siege during World War II. Universal Publishers, 2000. (revised and updated edition of The Unknown Internment: An Oral History of the Relocation of Italian Americans during World War II. Twayne Publishers, Boston, 1990.) While the relocation of Japanese Americans during World War II is a well-known blemish on American history, […]

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America’s Invisible Gulag: A Biography of German American Internment & Exclusion in World War II: Memory & History

Fox, Stephen. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc, 2000. One of the least-known aspects of World War II is the internment of German “enemy aliens” in the United States. This narrative goes beyond other internment studies in its use of internee interviews and access to Justice and War Department personnel files. Fox concludes that rather […]

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Homeland Insecurity — Aliens, Citizens, and the Challenge to American Civil Liberties in World War II

Fox, Stephen. Homeland Insecurity — Aliens, Citizens, and the Challenge to American Civil Liberties in World War II. iUniverse, 2009. Set in World War II, but with an eye to the present and future, Homeland Insecurity offers a unique, thematic commentary on the experiences of men and women of Italian and German ancestry who were relocated, interned, […]

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The Deportation of Latin American Germans, 1941-47: Fresh Legs for Mr. Monroe’s Doctrine

Fox, Steven. The Deportation of Latin American Germans, 1941-47: Fresh Legs for Mr. Monroe’s Doctrine, Yearbook of German-American Studies, vol. 32, 1997. Commencing with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the State Department aided a dozen Latin American republics in deporting nearly 4,000 of their German nationals to the United States. There, the Justice Department interned […]

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Specter of a Nazi Threat: United States-Columbian Relations, 1939-1945

Friedman, Max Paul. Specter of a Nazi Threat: United States-Columbian Relations, 1939-1945. The Americas (April 2000). On 11 September 1941, U..S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt took to the airwaves to warn his country that “Hitler’s advance guards” were readying “footholds, bridgeheads in the New World, to be used as soon as he has gained control […]

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Private Memory, Public Record, and Contested Terrain: Weighing Oral Testimony in the Deportation of Germans from Latin America During World War II

Friedman, Max Paul. “Private Memory, Public Record, and Contested Terrain: Weighing Oral Testimony in the Deportation of Germans from Latin America During World War II,” Oral History Review 27/1 (Winter/Spring 2000). View/Download from SFU.ca View/Download from GAIC.info ==== Complete Text ==== Oral History Review 2711 (Winter/Sprins 2000): 1-16 Private Memory, Public Records, and Contested Terrain: Weighing Oral […]

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