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Author Dusselier, Jane E. (Jane Elizabeth)

Title Artifacts of loss : crafting survival in Japanese American concentration camps / Jane E. Dusselier
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 200 pages) : illustrations
Contents Visual accounts of loss -- Remaking inside places -- Re-territorializing outside spaces -- Making connections -- Mental landscapes of survival -- Contemporary legacies of loss
Summary In Artifacts of Loss, Jane E. Dusselier looks at the lives of Japanese American internees through the lens of their art. Dusselier urges her readers to consider these often overlooked folk crafts as meaningful political statements which are significant as material forms of protest and as representations of loss
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-196) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Concentration camp inmates as artists -- United States.
Concentration camps -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Japanese American decorative arts.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Psychological aspects.
Japanese Americans -- Material culture.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813546427 (electronic bk.)
9780813546421 (electronic bk.)