American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War

Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Prologue: Thus Have I Heard: An American Sutra -- Buried Texts, Buried Memories -- 1. America: A Nation of Religious Freedom? -- December 7, 1941 -- American Buddhism: Migrations to Freedom -- Buddhism as a National Security Threat -- Sur...

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Main Author: Williams, Duncan Ryūken (Author)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge Harvard University Press 2019
Online Access: Volltext (Aggregator)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Prologue: Thus Have I Heard: An American Sutra -- Buried Texts, Buried Memories -- 1. America: A Nation of Religious Freedom? -- December 7, 1941 -- American Buddhism: Migrations to Freedom -- Buddhism as a National Security Threat -- Surveilling Buddhism -- Compiling Registries -- 2. Martial Law -- Buddhist Life under Martial Law -- Camps in the Land of Aloha -- 3. Japanese America under Siege -- War Hysteria -- Tightening the Noose -- Executive Order 9066 -- The Forced "Relocation -- 4. Camp Dharma -- The Dharma in the High-Security Camps -- 5. Sangha behind Barbed Wire -- Horse Stable Buddhism -- "Barrack Churches" in Camp -- 6. Reinventing American Buddhism -- Adapting Buddhism -- Sect and Trans-Sect -- Interfaith Cooperation -- Rooting the Sangha -- 7. Onward Buddhist Soldiers -- Richard Sakakida, American Spy -- The Military Intelligence Service -- Draftees and Volunteers -- The 100th Battalion -- The 442nd Regimental Combat Team -- 8. Loyalty and the Draft -- The Loyalty Questionnaire -- Tule Lake Segregation Center -- Leave Clearance and the Draft -- 9. Combat in Europe -- Dog Tags -- Chaplains -- Fallen Soldiers -- 10. The Resettlement -- Return to a Hostile West Coast -- Temples as Homes -- Resettling in Hawai'i and Japan -- Buddhism in America's Heartland -- Epilogue: The Stones Speak: An American Sutra -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
ISBN:0674237080