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Antijapanski sentiment u SAD-u za vrijeme Drugog svjetskog rata i njegovi represivni elementi


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Radaković, Branimir. (2018). Antijapanski sentiment u SAD-u za vrijeme Drugog svjetskog rata i njegovi represivni elementi. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of History. [mentor Anušić, Nikola].

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This paper discusses the broader context of the antijapanese sentiment in the United States during World War II. More precisely, it examines the evolution of animosity in public and legal terms which culminated after the attack on Pearl Harbor. It traces the development of discrimination from first immigrations took place at the end of 19th century and divides it into 3 periods. First one lasts until 1905., the second one from 1905. – 1941. while the last period took place until the end of WW2. All three periods had their own characteristics and causes, while every period evolves from the previous one with repression growing accordingly. Culmination with legalized discriminatory repression in form of the Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066 which had approximately 120 000 people of Japanese ancestry relocated and incarcerated on U.S. soil. The progress of discrimination is viewed through various sources. First, propaganda activity and its exingency character, depending on the period, legislative decisions with constant declining tolerance towards the Japanese and lastly the anti-japanese organisations who successfully and progressively made the Japanese’ situation worse thoughout the first half of 20th century.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Subjects: History
Departments: Department of History
Supervisor: Anušić, Nikola
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2018 10:37
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2018 10:37

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