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Keeper of the Concentration Camps

Dillon S. Myer and American Racism

Richard Drinnon (Author)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 368 pages
ISBN: 9780520066014
January 1989
$33.95, £28.00
Analyzing the career of Dillon S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority during WWII and Commissioner of the Bureau of Indian Affairs from 1950-53, Richard Drinnon shows that the pattern for the Japanese internment was set a century earlier by the removal, confinement, and scattering of Native Americans.
Richard Drinnon is the author of Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating and Empire-Building (1980) and is Professor Emeritus of History at Bucknell University.

Outstanding Book Award, Gustavus Myers Center on the subject of intolerance in the United States

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