A different mirror : a history of multicultural America (Book, 1993) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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A different mirror : a history of multicultural America

A different mirror : a history of multicultural America

Author: Ronald T Takaki
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown & Co., ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A presentation of American history from a multi-cultural perspective, focusing on a broader and comparative approach to enhance the possibility of understanding and appreciating America's racial and cultural diversity.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Takaki, Ronald T., 1939-2009.
Different mirror.
Boston : Little, Brown & Co., ©1993
(OCoLC)1249185995
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald T Takaki
ISBN: 0316831123 9780316831123 0316831115 9780316831116
OCLC Number: 26858126
Description: ix, 508 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: A different mirror --
Pt. 1: boundlessness --
"Tempest" in the wilderness: the racialization of savagery --
"Giddy multitude": the hidden origins of slavery --
Pt. 2: borders --
Toward the stony mountains: from removal to reservation --
No more peck o' corn: slavery and its discontents --
Emigrants from Erin: ethnicity and class within white America --
Foreigners in their native land: manifest destiny in the southwest --
Searching for gold mountain: strangers from a Pacific shore --
Pt. 3: distances --
"Indian question": from reservation to reorganization --
Pacific crossings: seeking the land of money trees --
Between "two endless days": the continuous journey to the promised land --
El Norte: the borderland of Chicano America --
To the promised land: blacks in the urban north --
Pt. 4: crossings --
Through a glass darkly: toward the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Ronald Takaki.

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A presentation of American history from a multi-cultural perspective, focusing on a broader and comparative approach to enhance the possibility of understanding and appreciating America's racial and cultural diversity.
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