A Different Mirror

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.

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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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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

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  • Author : Ronald Takaki
  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Release : 30 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

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  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Release : 01 November 2012
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  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Release : 04 January 2011
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  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Release : 01 September 1996
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release : 23 September 1998
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 03 September 2020
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Looking at one's face in the mirror and finding one's self in the mirror are not the same. The former capacity is something we share with other animals; the latter is a skill: something we have to learn. What does it mean and what does it take to find oneself the mirror? This book provides a comparative anthropological enquiry into the unity and diversity of mirror gazing. The reader is encouraged to reflect upon and experiment with different mirror gazes

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  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Release : 03 November 2020
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This latest edition in Triangle Square's For Young People series is a gripping account of the summer that changed America. In the summer of 1964, as the Civil Rights movement boiled over, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) sent more than seven hundred college students to Mississippi to help black Americans already battling for democracy, their dignity and the right to vote. The campaign was called “Freedom Summer.” But on the evening after volunteers arrived, three young civil rights workers went

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  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 14 April 2021
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  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 14 April 2021
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  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Release : 28 May 2019
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  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Release : 08 December 2010
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  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 22 October 2019
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