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Main Title A different mirror : a history of multicultural America /
Author Takaki, Ronald T.,
Publisher Little, Brown & Co.,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 26858126
ISBN 0316831123; 9780316831123; 0316831115; 9780316831116
Subjects Minorities--United States--History. ; United States--Race relations. ; United States--Ethnic relations. ; Cultural pluralism--United States--History. ; American Indians. ; Ethnische Beziehungen ; Geschichte ; Literatur ; Multikulturelle Gesellschaft ; USA ; Etnische minderheden. ; Multiculturele samenlevingen.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM DIV DIV 004 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/10/2020
Edition 1st ed.
Collation ix, 508 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 430-493) and index.
Contents Notes
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. Different mirror -- "Tempest" in the wilderness : the racialization of savagery -- "Giddy multitude" : the hidden origins of slavery -- 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 -- "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 -- Through a glass darkly : toward the twenty-first century.