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A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America
Title:A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America
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ISBN:0316831115
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Number of Pages:508
Category:History, Non fiction, Race, American history, Sociology
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From Different Shores: Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America, A Larger Memory: A History of our Diversity, With Voices, A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America, Debating Diversity: Clashing Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America, A Different Mirror for Young People: A History of Multicultural America, Hiroshima: Why America Dropped the Atomic Bomb, Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th-Century America, Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans, Double Victory: A Multicultural History of America in World War II, Pau Hana: Plantation Life and Labor in Hawaii, 1835 1920
A sweeping yet intimate history of the diverse individuals who together make up America Ronald Takaki uses letters diaries amp oral histories to share their stories Workers immigrants shopkeepers women children amp others their lives often separated by ethnic borders speak side by side as Takaki frames their voices with his own text, In an extraordinary blend of eloquent narrative history vivid personal recollection and oral testimony Ronald Takaki relates the diverse year history of Asian Americans Through richly detailed vignettes by turns bitter funny and inspiring he offers a stunning panorama of a neglected part of American history pages of photographs, The bombing of Hiroshima was one of the pivotal events of the twentieth century yet this controversial question remains unresolved At the time General Dwight Eisenhower General Douglas MacArthur and chief of staff Admiral William Leahy all agreed that an atomic attack on Japanese cities was unnecessary All of them believed that Japan had already been beaten and that the war would soon end Was the bomb dropped to end the war more quickly Or did it herald the start of the Cold War In his probing new study prizewinning historian Ronald Takaki explores these factors and more He considers the cultural context of race the ways in which stereotypes of the Japanese influenced public opinion and policymakers and also probes the human dimension Relying on top secret military reports diaries and personal letters Takaki relates international policies to the individuals involved Los Alamos director J Robert Oppenheimer Secretary of State James Byrnes Secretary of War Henry L Stimson and others but above all Harry Truman, Life on the plantation from