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Issei, stories of Japanese Canadian pioneers

Gordon G. Nakayama

Issei, stories of Japanese Canadian pioneers

by Gordon G. Nakayama

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Published by NC Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Japanese -- Canada -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGordon G. Nakayama ; preface by Joy Kogawa.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1035.J3 N33 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination217 p., [7] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2565352M
      ISBN 100920053343
      LC Control Number85106300

        At the inception of its modernization, the Issei, or the “pioneers of Japanese development,” took it upon themselves to spearhead an expansionist venture for the homeland, preceding their compatriots in South America, on the Asian continent, and in Micronesia. One writer boasted: “We have been here for over sixty by: 5.   Book In. East Asian (Cheng Yu Tung) Stacks. FJ3 T78 Browse Shelf. Options. Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, c Book In. Thomas Fisher Rare Book. Rare Book. rueter add Browse Shelf. In. Issei, stories of Japanese Canadian pioneers / Gordon G. Nakayama ; preface by Joy Kogawa.

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Issei, Stories of Japanese Canadian Pioneers (Book): Nakayama, Gordon G. * Issei Pioneers: Hawai‘i and the Mainland, is the catalogue accompanying the National Museum’s inaugural exhibition. Using artifacts from the National Museum’s collection to tell the story of the courageous “Issei Pioneers,” the catalogue focuses on the early immigration and settlement years.

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This exhibition occupies the hall once used as a sanctuary and a theater by the Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Issei, Stories of Japanese Canadian Pioneers Toronto: NC Press, This collection of brief biographies gives us the perspectives and memories of some of Canada’s earliest Japanese immigrants.

Born in Japan inCanon Gordon Nakayama () was Canada’s last surviving Issei clergyman from pre-war times. Oiwa, Keibo, ed. Online shopping for from a great selection of History Used, New and Collectible Books.

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Of the who served, 54 were killed. Thirteen Japanese Canadian men received medals for bravery, including Sergeant Masumi Mitsui, recognized for his service at the. Ten stories have been written from first-person perspectives, telling what it was really like for pioneers, evacuees, and their descendants to be Japanese Canadian.

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