History of Multicultural America
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History of Multicultural America by William Loren Katz

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Published by Heinemann Library .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History: American

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FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9851003M
ISBN 100811462838
ISBN 109780811462839

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  A Different Mirror for Young People: A History of Multicultural America (For Young People Series) Ronald Takaki. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ A History of Women in America: From Founding Mothers to Feminists-How Women Shaped the Life and Culture of America Carol Hymowitz. /5(). Winner of an American Book Award, A Different Mirror recounts U.S. history in the voices of Native Americans, African Americans, Jews, Irish Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos and others. Ronald Takaki turns the Anglocentric historical viewpoint inside out and examines the ultimate question of what it means to be an American.   "The 'mirror' that Ronald Takaki holds up to the United States reflects a multicultural history of oppression and exploitation, but also struggle, solidarity, and community. In the most profound sense, this is a people's history of our country. Takaki shows what has torn us apart, yet what knits us together/5(64).   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 :

Beginning with the colonization of the "New World" and ending with the Los Angeles riots of , this book recounts the history of America in the voices 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.4/5(3). A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America is a book by Ronald Takaki. It received an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in This is an excellent multi-cultural account of American history. Takaki focuses on the perspectives of many different cultural groups, providing several interesting, unique and sometimes sobering stories of America's history. After reading this book, you may find yourself feeling cheated by your grade school history lessons. Books shelved as multiculturalism: White Teeth by Zadie Smith, Big Red Lollipop by Rukhsana Khan, Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman, Henry's Freedom Box: A T.