Different Mirror A History of Multicultural America

ISBN-10: 0316831115
ISBN-13: 9780316831116
Edition: 1993
Authors: Ronald T. Takaki
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 6/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 520
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Ronald Takaki is a Fellow of the Society of American Historians & a professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. His books include "Strangers from a Different Shore" & "A Different Mirror" &, most recently, "A Larger Memory".

Author's Notep. v
A Different Mirrorp. 1
Boundlessness
Before Columbus: Vinlandp. 21
The "Tempest" in the Wilderness: The Racialization of Savageryp. 24
Shakespeare's Dream about Americap. 25
A World Turned Upside Downp. 44
The "Giddy Multitude": The Hidden Origins of Slaveryp. 51
A View from the Cabins: White and Black Laborers in Early Virginiap. 52
"English and Negroes in Armes"p. 61
The Wolf by the Earsp. 68
Borders
Prospero Unbound: The Market Revolutionp. 79
Toward the Stony Mountains: From Removal to Reservationp. 84
Andrew Jackson: Symbol for an Agep. 84
The Land-Allotment Strategy: The Choctaw Experiencep. 88
The Treaty Strategy: The Cherokees' Trail of Tearsp. 93
Where the Buffalo No Longer Roamp. 98
No More Peck o' Corn: Slavery and Its Discontentsp. 106
Racial Borders in the Free Statesp. 107
Was Sambo Real?p. 110
Slave Son, White Fatherp. 122
Black Nationalism: Nostalgia in the Nigerp. 126
"Tell Linkum Dat We Wants Land"p. 131
Emigrants from Erin: Ethnicity and Class within White Americap. 139
The Irish Exodusp. 139
An "Immortal Irish Brigade" of Workersp. 146
The Irish Maid in Americap. 154
The Irish "Ethnic" Strategyp. 160
Foreigners in Their Native Land: Manifest Destiny in the Southwestp. 166
"In the Hands of an Enterprising People"p. 166
"Occupied" Mexicop. 177
The Making of a Mexican Proletariatp. 184
Searching for Gold Mountain: Strangers from a Pacific Shorep. 191
Pioneers from Asiap. 192
Chinese Calibans: The Borders of Exclusionp. 204
Twice a Minority: Chinese Women in Americap. 209
A Colony of "Bachelors"p. 215
Distances
The End of the Frontierp. 225
The "Indian Question": From Reservation to Reorganizationp. 228
Wounded Knee: The Significance of the Frontier in Indian Historyp. 228
The Father of the Reservation Systemp. 231
Allotment and Assimilationp. 234
The Indian New Deal: The Remaking of Native Americap. 238
Pacific Crossings: Seeking the Land of Money Treesp. 246
Picture Brides in Americap. 247
Tears in the Canefieldsp. 251
Transforming the Land: From Deserts to Farmsp. 266
Between "Two Endless Days": The Continuous Journey to the Promised Landp. 277
Exodus from the Palep. 277
A Shtetl in Americap. 283
In the Sweatshops: An Army of Garment Workersp. 288
Daughters of the Colonyp. 293
Up from Greenhorns: Crossing Delancey Streetp. 298
El Norte: The Borderland of Chicano Americap. 311
The Crossingp. 312
A Reserve Army of Chicano Laborp. 317
The Internal Borders of Exclusionp. 326
The Barrio: Community in the Colonyp. 334
To the Promised Land: Blacks in the Urban Northp. 340
The Black Exodusp. 341
The Urban Cruciblep. 347
Yearning for Blackness in Urban Americap. 355
"But a Few Pegs to Fall": The Great Depressionp. 366
Crossings
The Ashes at Dachaup. 373
Through a Glass Darkly: Toward the Twenty-first Centuryp. 378
A War for Democracy: Fighting as One Peoplep. 378
America's Dilemmap. 399
A Note of Appreciationp. 429
Notesp. 430
Indexp. 495
About the Authorp. 508
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