A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America

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Ronald Takaki's beloved revisionist history of America, praised by Howard Zinn as "a bold and refreshing new approach to our national history," now featuring a foreword from Clint Smith, author of the award-winning #1 bestseller How the Word Is Passed.

Ronald Takaki's "brilliant revisionist history of America" (Publishers Weekly) is a landmark work of American history retells American history from the bottom up, through the lives of many minorities -- Native Americans, African Americans, Jewish Americans, Irish Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Americans, and others -- who helped create this country's mighty economy and rich mosaic culture.

A Different Mirror brilliantly illuminates our country's defining strengths as it reveals America as a nation peopled by the world.

Author: Ronald Takaki
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Published: 03/07/2023
Pages: 576
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.60d
ISBN13: 9780316499071
ISBN10: 0316499072
BISAC Categories:
- History | United States | General
- Social Science | Ethnic Studies | General
- Social Science | Minority Studies

About the Author
Ronald Takaki (1939-2009) established the Ethnic Studies Ph.D. program at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught for thirty years. He was the author of six books, including Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans and Double Victory: A Multicultural History of America in World War II.