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Kenichi Zenimura Biography Now Available
Award-Winning Biography of Kenichi Zenimura, Japanese American Baseball Pioneer

McFarland, the leading independent publisher of academic and nonfiction books, is pleased to announce the release of the biography “Kenichi Zenimura, Japanese American Baseball Pioneer.” Written by baseball historian and author Bill Staples, Jr., and featuring a foreword by Don Wakamatsu, the first Asian-American manager in major league history, the new biography delivers a thorough and fascinating account of Kenichi Zenimura (1900-1968), the man recognized by historians as the “Father of Japanese-American Baseball.” read on >>

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Diamonds in the Rough: Baseball and Japanese-American InternmentDiamonds in the Rough: Baseball and Japanese-American Internment
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By Gary Mukai and Kerry Yo Nakagawa
This teacher guide is an examination of Japanese-American Internment through the prism of baseball that encourages students to consider concepts such as civil liberties, team sports, acculturation, ethnicity, discrimination, cross-cultural conflict, conflict management, civil liberties, and civil rights. ~ Order Now

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