A Larger Memory
A History of Our Diversity with Voices
By (author) Ronald T. Takaki
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Larger Memory by Ronald T. Takaki
Book DescriptionA sweeping yet intimate history of the diverse individuals who, together, make up America. Ronald Takaki uses letters, diaries & oral histories to share their stories. Workers, immigrants, shopkeepers, women, children & others, their lives often separated by ethnic borders, speak side by side as Takaki frames their voices with his own text.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780316311625
(210mm x 146mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Little, Brown and Company
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 23-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ronald T. Takaki
Different Mirror For Young People, Paperback (November 2012)
Focusing on a variety of groups-Jews, Chinese, Japanese, Africans, Irish, Mexicans, Afghans, Vietnamese, and more-this volume tells America's story through the millions of people who came here seeking the opportunity.
Different Mirror, Paperback (January 2009)
This new edition of A Different Mirror is a remarkable achievement that grapples with the raw truth of American history and examines the ultimate question of what it means to be an American.
Debating Diversity, Paperback (March 2002)
This work debates diverse points of view on race and ethnicity in the US. It addresses questions such as: how do the experiences of racial minorities in the US compare?; is "race" the same as "ethnicity"?; and how has culture shaped race and ethnic relations?
Iron Cages, Paperback (May 2000)» View all books by Ronald T. Takaki
"Iron Cages" provides a comparative analysis of white attitudes toward Asians, Blacks, Mexicans and Native Americans in the 19th century, offering a cohesive study of the foundations of race and culture in America.
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