Takaki chapter 8 in chapter 8, takaki discusses the experience of the chinese immigrants during the late 1800's. Takaki explains, “actually, many chicanos found they had no choice but to work on the railroads” (320) they were forced because it was a tough job, a job no one wanted to do, and so the whites exploited their willingness to work and sent them to the “traque”. 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. Get this from a library a different mirror : a history of multicultural america [ronald t takaki] -- 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.
1 chapter 1 a different mirror ronald takaki i had flown from san francisco to norfolk and was riding in a taxi to my hotel to attend a conference on multiculturalism. It began with the vikings a different mirror: a history of multicultural america by ronald takaki little, brown 508 pp $2795 to hear ronald takaki. Reading a different mirror: a history of multicultural america by ronald takaki as a young american who was taught to believe the united states is “the land of opportunity,” contained information that was unsettling and surprising. Iron cages ronald takaki essays - ronald takaki's iron cages: race and culture in 19th-century america.
Contributor: takaki, ronald t, 1939-2009- subjects asian americans — history asian americans — social conditions summary in a blend of narrative history, personal recollection, and oral testimony, ronald takaki presents a sweeping history of asian americans. In chapter 2 the “tempest” in the wilderness: the racialization of savagery of the book a different mirror by ronald takaki, the start of the origins of cultural and race problems were talked about. In chapter 10 of a different mirror by ronald takaki, many japanese people were lured to america with stories of high wages as plantation laborers compared to earnings in japan.
In a vibrantly rich, moving multicultural tapestry, takaki ( strangers from a different shore ) provides a fresh slant on american society by tracing the interwoven histories of native americans, afri. Takaki - chapter 5 even before starting the chapter, i tried to guess what it was to speak about i had been successful at guessing what the other chapters were about merely by glancing at the title. In a thoughtful and generally nonpolemical contribution to the extensive literature on the atomic bombings of hiroshima and nagasaki, takaki (ethnic studies/berkeley democracy and race, 1994, etc) focuses on the complexities of the personalities of the american decision-makers, particularly that of harry truman.
In chapter 2 of “a different mirror” ronald takaki discusses the first sight between the native americans and the europeans. As takaki puts it, they became aliens in their native lands in texas and in california, the languages used there switched from spanish to english and many of the spanish speakers didn’t learn english. Double victory: a multicultural history of america in world war ii, by ronald takaki, little, brown and company, 282 pages, $2795 for most americans, world war ii was a galvanizing experience, a blending of battlefield tenacity and heroism on foreign soil with unprecedented sacrifice and production on the home front, all in the name of freedom.
Ronald takaki’s book hiroshima: why america dropped the bomb explores the decision-making process that led up to america’s se of nuclear weapons against japan in world war ii.
Chapter summary during the clinton presidency, takaki was a consultant as the president prepared a speech about race clinton used this speech to launch the president’s initiative on race its content acknowledged the hard road many non-white minorities had been walking in trying to become full americans. Study a different mirror: a history of multicultural america discussion and chapter questions and find a different mirror: a history of multicultural america study guide questions and answers. You have not saved any essays i read chapter 3 in the a different mirror by ronald takaki this chapter explains about slavery in america's past first, i would like to give a brief summary of what went on in the chapter to outline how i will analyze the chapter the chapter begins with explaining.Download