Author Ronald Takaki recounts that struggle in Double Victory: A Multicultural History of America in World War II, at once a valuable addition to. From a Navajo code talker to a Tuskegee pilot, Takaki examines the many contributions and sacrifices of America’s minorities–blacks, Chinese Read More . In Double Victory Ronald Takaki explores the contradictions presented by the rhetoric of the Second World War in America and challenges the concept of a.

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Bill Mullen rated it really liked it Feb 16, World War II was the most significant event in the 20th century both on a foreign and domestic level for the United States. There was an error processing your purchase.

MP3 audio – Standard Price: No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! It offered an entirely different view on World War Two that most people probably don’t think that much about. doble

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

The book, a doubld crafted collection of fragments of previously published oral histories and memoirs, is best suited to undergraduate readers, for it offers no new findings and only outlines a general analysis. Elizabeth rated it really liked it Aug 19, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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A brilliant study of World War II as experienced by a wide variety vidtory cultural and ethnic minority groups. Feb 12, Hunter Boyajian rated it liked it. Sign In or Create an Account. 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.

The themes in this book are directly related to what is happening in the world today. You submitted the following rating and review. Overall, well worth reading. Thanks for telling us about the problem. One account is of an African American veteran who was not allowed to sit down on a bus in the south until his white comrades backed him up.

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Great job weaving in the perspectives of many different communities in to the painful and triumphant events associated with WWII. August 6, Minority Health Disparities The panelists talked about the effect of minority and multicultural health care disparities and the role of state….

By including personal stories and quotes Takaki has created characters that can be connected to and understood by the reader. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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

In Double Victory, a broad spectrum of American voices emerges to illustrate the country’s multicultural struggles and victories during World War II. Alyx rated it really liked it Sep 16, Please review your cart. Jennifer rated it dounle was amazing Feb 25, Sign In Forgot password?

There are heroic accounts of the Tuskegee airmen battling the Luftwaffe over Italy and the exemplary performance of the Fighting nd, the Japanese-American regiment that became the most decorated unit in United States military history.

It really puts into perspective for others’ and how they view the war. Really enjoying his perspective. Also, I like Takaki’s tone: June 9, Double Victory T Takaki also includes the memories of American takaaki Chinese descendants that had to prove they are not Japanese in order to ensure their safety.