tour de force(Nichi Bei Times)
Robinson deftly merges the Pacific Rim experience into one coherent magnum opus.(Wayne Maeda Nichi Bei Times)
A superb history about one of the more shameful chapters in U.S. history.(Jeff Kingston The Japan Times)
A superb history about one of the more shameful chapters in U.S. history.(Jonathan Mirsky Times Literary Supplement)
[A] memorable... revealing book.(Jonathan Mirsky Times Literary Supplement)
Robinson has clearly mastered his subject, and this book provides a clear, comprehensive account, including facts both well known and obscure.... Highly recommended.(Choice Magazine 1900-01-00)
Robinson has clearly mastered his subject, and this book provides a clear, comprehensive account, including facts both well known and obscure.... Highly recommended.(Choice 1900-01-00)
A Tragedy of Democracy serves as a timely reminder of how badly things can get out of control in times of war.(Rachel Pistol Reviews in History 1900-01-00)
In examining the mistreatment of ethnic Japanese Americans and Canadians as a tragedy of democracy, Greg Robinson has produced a triumph of narrative synthesis, one that will stand as the definitive work of its generation.(Daryl J. Maeda Journal of American Ethnic History 1900-01-00)
A magnificent tour de force. This book will achieve the status not only of the best extant study on the topic, but also the one most widely adopted in college classrooms and purchased by the general public.(Arthur Hansen, director of the Japanese American Evacuation History Project)
Another book is possible, always.
Greg Robinson's latest book, A Tragedy of Democracy, is worthy of being the definitive work on Japanese American/Canadian wartime experience.
They serve a very useful purpose in getting the story out and the impact on the reader is much more personal when reading these memoirs.
There are a good number of books on the camp experience written by those who experienced it themselves. Read morePublished on July 26, 2012 by ThisReviewer
This book gives a very detailed account of the history of the Japanese American internment. It is a dialogue that should inspire us all to ensure the civil liberties of all the... Read morePublished on March 15, 2012 by Linda S. Ah