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Hosokawa, Bill

Overview
Works: 28 works in 92 publications in 2 languages and 8,958 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Conference papers and proceedings  Drama  Archives 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Bill Hosokawa
Nisei : the quiet Americans by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed at the time of its publication in 1969, Bill Hosokawa's Nisei remains an inspiring account of the original Japanese immigrants and their role in the development of the West. Hosokawa recounts the ordeals faced by the immigrant generation and their American-born offspring, the Nisei; the ill-advised government decisions that led to their uprooting during World War II; how they withstood harsh camp life; and their courageous efforts to prove their loyalty to the United States. As Hosokawa additionally demonstrates, since World War II, Japanese Americans have achieved exceptional social, economic, and political progress. Their efforts led to apologies by four U.S. presidents for wartime injustices and redress through the landmark Civil Liberties Act of 1988. Brought up-to-date in this newly revised edition, Nisei details the transformation of these "quiet Americans" from despised security risks to respected citizens
Old Man Thunder, father of the bullet train by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East to America : a history of the Japanese in the United States by Robert Arden Wilson( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JACL in quest of justice by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in Japanese and English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This history of the Japanese American Citizens League was written not only for its thirty thousand members but also to answer JACL's critics, notably the Sansei--third-generation Japanese Americans--many of whom believe their fathers should have resisted the Evacuation during World War ll. Did JACL chart a wise course of cooperation with the federal government, or did it betray American principles and its own constituents by urging them to accept evacuation to U.S. Army-operated concentration camps? One of the most important purposes of the book is to take the Sansei back to those tragic, controversial years and show them exactly what their fathers confronted. Not only did they meet that crisis in what seemed the only way feasible at the time, but JACL has fought for full rights of citizenship for Japanese Americans ever since the war with remarkable success--an extraordinary record of accomplishment despite limited resources and membership. This book is for everyone concerned about ways in which Congress and the Supreme Court can fail to uphold the Constitution, and for those who will appreciate the story of one minority group's total--and nonviolent--victory over discrimination."--Dust jacket
They call me Moses Masaoka : an American saga by Mike Masaoka( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two worlds of Jim Yoshida by Jim Yoshida( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and Japanese and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in Seattle, WA, of Japanese American parents, Jim Yoshida grew up in a skid row hotel operated by his parents. He played football at his high school and was named All-City fullback and offered a college athletic scholarship. Sadly, his father died. His mother took him and his sisters to Japan to deliver his father's ashes to the family burial plot when WWII broke out and the family had to stay in Japan. Jim was forced to serve in the Imperial Japanese Army in China. There he had many experiences and suffered terrible ordeals. When the war ended and he made it back to Japan, he learned that he had lost his U.S. citizenship. To prove his loyalty, he persuaded a US officer to let him serve illegally as a volunteer throughout the Korean War. This is Jim Yoshida's own account of 2 wars and how he regained the admiration of his fellow Americans
Thunder in the Rockies : the incredible Denver post by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorado's Japanese Americans : from 1886 to the present by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Colorado's Japanese Americans, renowned journalist and author Bill Hosokawa pens the first history of this significant minority in the Centennial State. From 1886, when the young aristocrat Matsudaira Tadaatsu settled in Denver, to today, when Colorado boasts a population of more than 11,000 people of Japanese ancestry, Japanese Americans have worked to build homes, businesses, families, and friendships in the state."
Nisei : the quiet Americans : the story of a people by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nisei : kono otonashii Amerikajin by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanīzu Amerikan : Nikkei Beijin, kunan no rekishi by Robert Arden Wilson( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in Japanese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From foe to friend : one man's experience in Japanese/American trade by Shinsaku Sogo( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter in my soul( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television documentary on the history of the Heart Mountain Relocation Camp; reminiscences of inhabits
Nikkeijin no kororado by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Letter from Singapore. [With plates, including portraits.] by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The uranium age by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Hosokawa papers by Bill Hosokawa( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection contains correspondence; drafts of publications; transcripts of testimony relating to Japanese American relocation during World War II; research; speeches; material on Jim Yoshida; literature on Japanese; records concerning Bonfils family and The Denver Post
Thirty-five years in the Frying pan by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Bill Hosokawa( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, research notes, publications, and other materials relating to Hosokawa's Thunder in the Rockies (1976), a history of the Denver Post, which Hosokawa joined in 1946. Includes drafts of the ms
The magic of rotogravure( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Colorado's Japanese Americans : from 1886 to the present
Alternative Names
Bill Hosokawa Amerikaans journalist (1915-2007)

Bill Hosokawa journaliste américain

Bill Hosokawa periodista estadounidense

Bill Hosokawa periodista estatunidenc

Hosokawa, Bill

Hosokawa, Kunpei

Hosokawa, William K.

Hosokawa, William Kumpai

Hosokawa William Kumpai 1915-2007

Hosokawa, William Kumpei

ビル細川

ホソカワ, B

ホソカワ, クンペイ

ホソカワ, ビル

ホソカワビル

細川, ビル

細川, 勲平

Languages
English (70)

Japanese (18)

Covers
Colorado's Japanese Americans : from 1886 to the presentFrom foe to friend : one man's experience in Japanese/American trade