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Double Victory: A Multicultural History of America in World War II by Ronald Takaki

Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Books by Ronald Takaki. The book, a beautifully crafted collection of fragments of previously published oral histories and memoirs, is best suited to undergraduate readers, for it offers no vixtory findings and only outlines a general analysis. Takaki clearly shows that the “good war” included much prejudice and injustice at home and in the armed forces, but that the experience of fighting together and seeing what the extremes of racism did in Europe and Asia helped Americans learn to better live together, and inspired later struggles for improved civil rights.

While the press and the government takaji of fighting for democracy abroad, in the US race riots, internment, and Jim Crow demonstrated that the battle for democracy was far from over on the home front. Johnson intervened and arranged to have the soldier buried with vuctory military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.


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Your email address will not be published. Also, I like Takaki’s tone: Gakaki talked takaoi alternative approaches, including library acquisitions, alternative book distribution, book festivals, and…. It also pays tribute to the determination and perseverance of ethnically diverse Americans in their two-front war against prejudice and fascism. Kevin rated it really liked it Jul 04, Their dual struggle to defeat the enemy abroad and overcome racism at home gives the book its title and its texture.

I really liked this book. This book provides the feelings of the minority population and the general population in relation to minority groups.

In Double Victory, a broad spectrum of American voices emerges to illustrate the country’s multicultural struggles and victories during World War II.

Double Victory: A Multicultural History of America in World War II

Takaki Professor University of California, Berkeley. You can remove the unavailable item s now doible we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. August 6, Minority Health Disparities The panelists talked about the effect of minority and multicultural health care disparities and the role of state…. You’ve successfully reported this review. Reading for a summer class work.

It has the facts and the information however it’s not a snooze. It notes the importance of wartime industry, family support and community support for the whole of America Nov 28, HavenM rated it it was amazing.

Thematic Studies, Fall June 27, Best of the Best from the University Taiaki The Association of American University Presses presented librarians who talked about recent titles they had selected while showing…. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Ronald Toshiyuki Takaki was an American academic, historian, ethnographer and author.


Related articles in Google Scholar. TR Peterson rated it liked it Nov 24, June 9, Double Victory T In addition to comparing the book to what is happening today, students are still learning about World War II.

You submitted the following rating and review. Catherine B rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Michelle rated it liked it Sep 18, Citing articles via Google Scholar. A brilliant study of World War II as experienced by a wide variety of cultural and ethnic minority groups.

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