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The Resource Double victory : a multicultural history of America in World War II, Ronald Takaki

Double victory : a multicultural history of America in World War II, Ronald Takaki

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Double victory : a multicultural history of America in World War II
Title
Double victory
Title remainder
a multicultural history of America in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Ronald Takaki
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Until now, the story of America's role in World War II has been presented primarily through the lives of powerful policymakers and generals, or through the heroism of American soldiers of predominantly European ancestry. Historian Ronald Takaki's multicultural history offers a different perspective. In Double Victory, history is told through the lives of ordinary, ethnically diverse Americans - a Tuskegee pilot wanting to fly and fight for freedom, a Navajo code talker using his native language to transmit battle messages, a Mexican-American woman riveting B-29 bombers in an airplane factory, a Japanese American feeling betrayed by his own government, and a Jewish-American soldier at Buchenwald pressing human ashes into his palm so that he would never forget what he had seen." "What emerges from Takaki's study is the affirming story of how minorities fought for a "double victory" against fascism abroad and prejudice at home."--Jacket
  • "Until now, the story of America's role in World War II has been presented primarily through the lives of powerful policymakers and generals, or through the heroism of American soldiers of predominantly European ancestry. Historian Ronald Takaki's multicultural history offers a different perspective. In Double Victory, history is told through the lives of ordinary, ethnically diverse Americans - a Tuskegee pilot wanting to fly and fight for freedom, a Navajo code talker using his native language to transmit battle messages, a Mexican-American woman riveting B-29 bombers in an airplane factory, a Japanese American feeling betrayed by his own government, and a Jewish-American soldier at Buchenwald pressing human ashes into his palm so that he would never forget what he had seen." "What emerges from Takaki's study is the affirming story of how minorities fought for a "double victory" against fascism abroad and prejudice at home."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-2009
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Takaki, Ronald T.
Dewey number
940.53/73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D769
LC item number
.T42 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Racism
  • United States
Label
Double victory : a multicultural history of America in World War II, Ronald Takaki
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-269) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a different memory -- A declaration of war: "double victory" -- "Bomb the color line": the war against Jim Crow -- The original Americans: from battlefields to ceremonies -- A dream of El Norte: crossing the tracks -- Diversity and its discontents: who is an American? -- Remembering Pearl Harbor: from internment to Hiroshima -- Struggling for a world of "no race prejudice": Jewish Americans and the holocaust -- A multicultural "manifest destiny": we are "not a narrow tribe."
Control code
42027419
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 282 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316831550
Lccn
99040374
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Double victory : a multicultural history of America in World War II, Ronald Takaki
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-269) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a different memory -- A declaration of war: "double victory" -- "Bomb the color line": the war against Jim Crow -- The original Americans: from battlefields to ceremonies -- A dream of El Norte: crossing the tracks -- Diversity and its discontents: who is an American? -- Remembering Pearl Harbor: from internment to Hiroshima -- Struggling for a world of "no race prejudice": Jewish Americans and the holocaust -- A multicultural "manifest destiny": we are "not a narrow tribe."
Control code
42027419
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 282 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316831550
Lccn
99040374
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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