Scholarship by the CSUJAD Scholarly Advisory Group

The Scholarly Advisory Group for the California State University Japanese American Digitization Project publishes extensively on the topic of Japanese American history and a selection of their work is below.

Daniels, Roger. The Politics of Prejudice: The Anti-Japanese Movement in California and the Struggle for Japanese Exclusion. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1962.


Daniels, Roger. Concentration Camps USA: Japanese Americans and World War II. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1971.


Daniels, Roger. Prisoners Without Trial: Japanese Americans in World War II. New York: Hill and Wang, 1993.


Daniels, Roger. “Words Do Matter: A Note on Inappropriate Terminology and the Incarceration of the Japanese Americans.” In Louis Fiset and Gail Nomura, eds. Nikei in the Pacific Northwest: Japanese Americans and Japanese Canadians in the Twentieth Century. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005.


Daniels, Roger. The Japanese American Cases: The Rule of Law in Time of War.
Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 2013.


Hansen, Arthur. Japanese American World War II Evacuation Oral History Project. Westport: Meckler, 1991.


Hansen, Arthur A. “The Manzanar Pilgrimage, Redressing Japanese America, and Repairing the USA.” Keynote address, 39th annual Manzanar Pilgrimage at Manzanar National Historic Site, CA, June 18, 2012,


Hansen, Arthur A. “The Harada House of Riverside of Riverside, CA: A Milestone in Japanese American Resistance to Racist Oppression.” Presentation, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, October 20, 2012,


Hansen, Arthur. Barbed Voices: Oral History, Resistance, and the World War II Japanese American Social Disaster. Louisville: University Press of Colorado, 2018.


Hansen, Arthur A., Ed. Nisei Naysayer: The Memoir of Militant Japanese American Journalist Jimmie Omura. With an introduction by James Matsumoto Omura. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018.


Hata, Donald Teruo. “Undesirables”: Early Immigrants and the Anti-Japanese Movement in San Francisco, 1892-1893, Prelude to Exclusion. New York: Arno Press, 1978.


Hata, Donald Teruo, and Nadine Ishitani Hata. Japanese Americans and World War II: Mass Removal, Imprisonment, and Redress. 4th ed. Wheeling, IL: Harlan Davidson, 2011.


Herzig-Yoshinaga, Aiko. “Words Can Lie or Clarify: Terminology of the World War II Incarceration of Japanese Americans.” Discover Nikkei, February 2, 2010,


Herzig-Yoshinaga, Aiko, Marjorie Lee, eds. Speaking Out for Personal Justice: Site Summaries of Testimonies and Witness Registry from the U.S. Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Hearings 1981. Los Angeles: UCLA Asian American Studies Center and Civil Liberties Public Education Fund, 2011.


Hirabayashi, Lane Ryo. The Politics of Fieldwork: Research in an American Concentration Camp. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1999.


Hirabayashi, Lane Ryo. NCRR: The Grassroots Struggle for Japanese American Redress and Reparations. Los Angeles: UCLA Asian American Studies Center Press, 2018.


Hirabayashi, Gordon E., James A. Hirabayashi, and Lane Ryo Hirabayashi. A Personal Stand: The Story of Gordon Hirabayashi vs the United States. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1997.


Hirabayashi, Lane Ryo, Kenichiro Shimada, and Hikaru Iwasaki. Japanese American Resettlement through the Lens: Hikaru Cari Iwasaki and the WRA’s Photographic Section, 1943-1945. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2009.


Lyon, Cherstin. Prisons and Patriots: Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2011.


Niiya, Brian, Tom Ikeda, and Roger Daniels. “Japanese American Incarceration –” Journal of American Ethnic History 33, no. 4 (Summer 2014): 49-55.


Takahashi, Rita. “Comparative Administration and Management of Five War Relocation Authority Camps: America’s Incarceration of Persons of Japanese Descent During World War II.” Ph.D. diss., University of Pittsburgh, 1980. University Microfilms International Publication number AAT 8202328.


Takahashi, Rita. “U.S. Concentration Camps and Exclusion Policies: Impact on Japanese American Women.” In Kirk, G. &. Okazawa-Rey, M. (Eds.), Women’s Lives: Multicultural Perspectives (4th Ed.). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing, 2007.


Takahashi, Rita. “Japanese American Resistance to World War II: Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Policies. Chapter 6 in J. H. Schiele, ed. Social Welfare Policy: Regulation and Resistance Among People of Color. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2011.


Takahashi, Rita. “Restorative Justice Almost 50 Years Later: Japanese American Redress for Exclusion, Restriction, and Incarceration.” Chapter 24 in K. S. van Wormer & L. Walker, eds. Restorative Justice Today: Practical Applications. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2013.