Double Victory A Multicultural History of America in World War II

ISBN-10: 0316831565

ISBN-13: 9780316831567

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List price: $17.00
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 7/30/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638

Introduction: A Different Memory
A Declaration of War: "Double Victory"
Breaking News: "Everybody Was Glued to the Radio"
A Day of "Infamy": The Hidden History of Pearl Harbor
Refusing to Live "Half American"
"Bomb the Color Line": The War Against Jim Crow
"One of the Strangest Paradoxes": A Segregated Army Fights for Democracy
A Battle Line on the Home Front: "Freedom from Want"
No "Freedom from Fear" in the Cities: Race Riots
The Original Americans: From Battlefields to Ceremonies
Flashback at Bataan: The Long Walk
"Why Fight the White Man's War?"
A Secret Weapon: An Unbreakable Code
The Indian "Hero" of Iwo Jima
Ceremony: War Heroes Return to the Reservation
A Dream of El Norte: Crossing the Tracks
"Americans All": Soldiers of "La Raza"
An Army of Workers: The Bracero and Rosa the Riveter
The "Poison Gas" of Nazi Doctrine in California
Diversity and Its Discontents: Who Is an American?
How the Chinese Became "Friends"
Back to Bataan: Filipino Fighters from America
Korean Americans: A War to Free Their Homeland
India: Passage to America
Germans and Italians: "Just Like Everybody Else"
Remembering Pearl Harbor: From Internment to Hiroshima
Reciting the Gettysburg Address in Plantation Hawaii
"A Tremendous Hole" in the Constitution: Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066
Internment: "Huge Dreams" Destroyed
The Divided Soul of the Nisei Generation
A Mushroom Cloud: The Black Rain of Prejudice
Struggling for a World of "No Race Prejudice": Jewish Americans and the Holocaust
"The Horror, the Horror": What Should We Tell the Children?
"Preferring to Die on My Feet"
Were They Their Brothers' Keepers?: Jews in America
Roosevelt's Rescue-Through-Victory Strategy
Only a Remnant Remained
"Scratches" on the Door: Remember Us, Please
A Multicultural "Manifest Destiny": We Are "Not a Narrow Tribe"
A Rising Wind: Toward the Civil Rights Revolution
A "Ceremony" for America: Remembrance of the War
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