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Research Guides@Tufts

Japanese-American Internment

A selection of resources on Japanese American internment during World War II.

How to Use This Guide

Welcome to the Tisch Library guide for the history of the Japanese-American Internment. Use the table of contents to find definitions, topic overviews, books, articles, and more that will help you with your research. 

Getting to Know Your Topic: Background & Context

Reference sources--like dictionaries and subject encyclopedias, provide overviews of topics and descriptions of concepts and ideas. They can also provide definitions, statistics, and other details. You can use this type of source to help narrow your research topic, find data to support your thesis, and identify keywords and main ideas to use as search terms.

Specialized Sources on Japanese-American Internment

Below are specialized background sources, both in print and online, that focus on Japanese-American internment during World War II.