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125 Years after the First Japanese Immigration to Mexico: The Soul of Relations between Mexico and Japan - Part 3

Sergio Hernández Galindo

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125 Years after the First Japanese Immigration to Mexico: The Soul of Relations between Mexico and Japan - Part 2

Sergio Hernández Galindo

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125 Years after the First Japanese Immigration to Mexico: The Soul of Relations between Mexico and Japan - Part 1

Sergio Hernández Galindo

From the 1897 Opening to the War of the Pacific

Takeshi Morita: A Mexican Fisherman Imprisoned in U.S. concentration camps

Sergio Hernández GalindoKiyoko Nishikawa Aceves

The Japanese attack on the U.S. fleet in Hawaii on December 7, 1941 triggered war between the two countries. On this side of the Pacific, throughout the entire continent, that date also marked the beginning of a peculiar war against hundreds of thousands of Japanese immigrants living in numerous countries, …

Juan Guillermo Fuse: Un ejemplo de la injusta concentración para los japoneses en México

Sergio Hernández GalindoAraceli Wences Rangel

Muchos japoneses que emigraron a México en la primera mitad del siglo XX decidieron no sólo radicar en este país, también adquirieron la nacionalidad mexicana. Juan Guillermo Fuse fue una de ellos que consideró a “México como su patria” y trajo a su esposa Kiyoko, del mismo pueblo donde había …

René Tanaka - Parte 2: el traslado de Ures a la ciudad de México

Sergio Hernández Galindo

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René Tanaka - Parte 1: un niño en Sonora víctima de la Guerra del Pacífico

Sergio Hernández Galindo

El ataque japonés a la base naval norteamericana de Pearl Harbor en diciembre de 1941 desató un enfrentamiento encarnizado entre dos de los ejércitos más poderosos del Pacífico. Sin embargo, la guerra generó de inmediato cientos de miles de damnificados civiles que fueron desplazados o enviados a campos de concentración …

Executive Order 9066 and the Persecution of Japanese Immigrants in Latin America

Sergio Hernández Galindo

In February 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, authorizing the internment of more than 120,000 people living in the Pacific Coast states in10 internment camps. The order came just two months after the U.S. declared war on Japan.


Sergio Hernández Galindo


Michie Hiramuro, Jorge Ito y Ernesto Matsumoto: japoneses-mexicanos que padecieron la guerra en Japón

Sergio Hernández Galindo

El día 2 de septiembre del año de 1945 la guerra del Pacífico llegó a su fin de manera oficial. A bordo del acorazado USS Missouri, atracado en la bahía de Tokio, el ministro del exterior del Japón, Mamoru Shigematsu, y el general norteamericano Douglas MacArthur firmaron el Acta de …

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Sergio Hernández Galindo is a graduate of Colegio de México, where he majored in Japanese studies. He has published numerous articles and books about Japanese emigration to Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America. He is currently a professor and researcher with the Historical Studies Unit of Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History.

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