A Different Mirror

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  • Author : Ronald Takaki
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Pages : 529 pages
  • ISBN : 1456611062
  • Rating : 4/5 from 3 reviews
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Download or Read online A Different Mirror full in PDF, ePub and kindle. this book written by Ronald Takaki and published by eBookIt.com which was released on 05 June 2012 with total page 529 pages. We cannot guarantee that A Different Mirror book is available in the library, click Get Book button and read full online book in your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile whenever and wherever You Like. Takaki traces the economic and political history of Indians, African Americans, Mexicans, Japanese, Chinese, Irish, and Jewish people in America, with considerable attention given to instances and consequences of racism. The narrative is laced with short quotations, cameos of personal experiences, and excerpts from folk music and literature. Well-known occurrences, such as the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, the Trail of Tears, the Harlem Renaissance, and the Japanese internment are included. Students may be surprised by some of the revelations, but will recognize a constant thread of rampant racism. The author concludes with a summary of today's changing economic climate and offers Rodney King's challenge to all of us to try to get along. Readers will find this overview to be an accessible, cogent jumping-off place for American history and political science plus a guide to the myriad other sources identified in the notes.

A Different Mirror

A Different Mirror
  • Author : Ronald Takaki
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Release : 05 June 2012
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Takaki traces the economic and political history of Indians, African Americans, Mexicans, Japanese, Chinese, Irish, and Jewish people in America, with considerable attention given to instances and consequences of racism. The narrative is laced with short quotations, cameos of personal experiences, and excerpts from folk music and literature. Well-known occurrences, such as the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, the Trail of Tears, the Harlem Renaissance, and the Japanese internment are included. Students may be surprised by some of the revelations, but

A Different Mirror for Young People

A Different Mirror for Young People
  • Author : Ronald Takaki
  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Release : 16 October 2012
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A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely to become a classic of multicultural studies" and named it one of the ten best books of the year. Now Rebecca Stefoff, who adapted Howard Zinn's best-selling

A Different Mirror

A Different Mirror
  • Author : Ronald T. Takaki
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 04 December 2021
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A dramatic new retelling of our nation's past. Beginning with the colonization of the New World, it recounts the history of America in the voice of the non-Anglo peoples of the United States--Native Americans, African Americans, Jews, Irish Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and others--groups who helped create this country's rich mosaic culture. Now, Ronald Takaki has revised his landmark work and made it even more relevant and important. Among the new additions to the book are: the role of black

Strangers from a Different Shore

Strangers from a Different Shore
  • Author : Professor Department of Ethnic Studies Ronald Takaki,Ronald Takaki
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Release : 01 November 2012
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In an extraordinary blend of narrative history, personal recollection, & oral testimony, the author presents a sweeping history of Asian Americans. He writes of the Chinese who laid tracks for the transcontinental railroad, of plantation laborers in the canefields of Hawaii, of "picture brides" marrying strangers in the hope of becoming part of the American dream. He tells stories of Japanese Americans behind the barbed wire of U.S. internment camps during World War II, Hmong refugees tragically unable to adjust

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  • Author : Emma Syers
  • Publisher : Lennex
  • Release : 01 February 2013
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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get

Double Victory

Double Victory
  • Author : Ronald Takaki
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Release : 30 July 2001
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From a Navajo code talker to a Tuskegee pilot, Takaki examines the many contributions and sacrifices of America's minorities--blacks, Chinese, Native Americans and others--during World War II. Photos.

Eclipse For Dummies

Eclipse For Dummies
  • Author : Barry A. Burd
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 December 2004
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In his friendly, easy-to-understand style, the bestsellingauthor of Java 2 For Dummies shows developers how to get up to speed fast onthis popular Java IDE Eclipse, an open source product originally developed by IBM,has an estimated 500,000 users-a 45 percent market share among JavaIDEs Shows Java developers how to maximize programming productivitywith Eclipse, covering all the basics as well as advancedtechniques such as using Ant, developing new Eclipse plug-ins, andworking with Javadocs JAR files

From Different Shores

From Different Shores
  • Author : Ronald T. Takaki,Professor of Ethnic Studies Ronald Takaki
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 04 December 1994
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Now featuring a new section on public policy, and a wide range of new essays by many of the liveliest and most exciting figures in ethnic studies, this updated edition of a remarkably successful text introduces students to the diverse points of view on race and ethnicity in the U.S. Arranged in debate format, the essays address vital questions: How have the experiences of racial minorities in the United States been similar to and different from each other? Is "

India in the West

India in the West
  • Author : Ronald T. Takaki
  • Publisher : Chelsea House
  • Release : 04 December 1995
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Recounts immigration from India to the United States, and discusses the difficulty of retaining traditional culture while adapting to life in a new land

Same Sex Affairs

Same Sex Affairs
  • Author : Peter Boag
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 14 August 2003
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At the turn of the twentieth century, two distinct, yet at times overlapping, male same-sex sexual subcultures had emerged in the Pacific Northwest: one among the men and boys who toiled in the region's logging, fishing, mining, farming, and railroad-building industries; the other among the young urban white-collar workers of the emerging corporate order. Boag draws on police logs, court records, and newspaper accounts to create a vivid picture of the lives of these men and youths—their sexual practices,