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Cluding works by Dorothea Lange Ansel Adams Manzanar camp inmate Toyo Miyatake who constructed his own camera to document the complicated realities of camp life and contemporary artists Patrick Nagatani and Masumi Hayashi Illustrated with than forty photographs Moving Images reveals the significance of the camera in the process of incarceration as well as the construction of race citizenship and patriotism in this complex historical moment.

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Moving Images Photography and the Japanese American IncarcerationWhen the American government began impounding Japanese American citizens after Pearl Harbor photography became a battleground The control of the means of representation affected nearly every aspect of the incarceration from the mug shots criminalizing Japanese Americans to the prohibition of cameras in the hands of inmates The government also hired photographers to make an extensive record of the forced removal and incarceration In this in.

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Moving Images: Photography and the Japanese American Incarceration review ✓ 103 ✓ When the American government began impounding Japanese American citizens after Pearl Harbor photography became a battleground The control of the means of representation affected nearly every aspect of the incarceratSightful study Jasmine Alinder explores the photographic record of the imprisonment in war relocation centers such as Manzanar Tule Lake Jerome and others She investigates why photographs were made how they were meant to function and how they have been reproduced and interpreted subseuently by the popular press and museums in constructing versions of public history Alinder provides calibrated readings of the photographs from this period in.