A Different Mirror for Young People

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  • Author : Ronald Takaki
  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Pages : 385 pages
  • ISBN : 1609804163
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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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

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  • Author : Ronald Takaki
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Release : 05 June 2012
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  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Release : 01 November 2012
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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 14 August 2003
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  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 30 November 2022
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  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 18 November 2008
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 March 2010
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  • Publisher : Pine Forge Press
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