The Japanese Conspiracy

The Japanese Conspiracy

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A community of sugar cane workers from Japan strike for a wage increase in 1920 Oahu, straining relations between Japan and the United States, underscoring racial tensions between Japanese labor and the American sugar industry, and leading to the passage of the Japanese Exclusion Act of 1924.The event shook the traditional power structure in Hawaii and, as Masayo Duus demonstrates in this book, had consequences reaching all the way up to the eve of World War II. By the end of World War I, the Hawaiian Islands had become what a ...

Title:The Japanese Conspiracy
Author:Masayo Umezawa Duus
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 1999-09-01


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