Blum, John Morton,
. New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976.
This book offers an interesting picture of American culture during World War II. Especially useful to me was the analysis of the picture of the enemy presented by popular magazines, novels, and films.
Bowen, Ezra, series editor,
(1940-1950). New York, Time-Life Books, 1969.
I will use the photographs in this volume in my teaching of
There is a fairly detailed account of the relocation camps in this volume. Other areas are sketchily presented.
Harris, Mark Jonathan,
. New York, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1984.
This book is a fascinating oral history of life on the homefront; it presents the lives of everyday people in their own words.
raises issues my students can discuss and write about.
New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1966.
Hoehling presents the day-to-day existence of the people on the homefront in contrast to the sweep of World War II. There is strong emphasis on civil rights.