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

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Publisher Comments:

From a Navajo code talker to a Tuskegee pilot, Takaki examines the many contributions and sacrifices of America's minorities--blacks, Chinese, Native Americans and others--during World War II. Photos.

Synopsis:

A history of America in World War II is told through the lives of an ethnically diverse group of ordinary Americans struggling for equality at home and fighting for freedom overseas. Takaki's revealing book shows that there were more struggles--and more victories--during WWII than most people ever imagined. 37 photos.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-269) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316831550
Subtitle:
A Multicultural History of America in World War II
Author:
Takaki, Ronald
Author:
Takaki, Ronald
Author:
Takaki, Ronald T.
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Minority Studies - Ethnic American
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Racism
Subject:
United States - 20th Century/WWII
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
99-336
Publication Date:
20010730
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.57x6.23x1.01 in. 1.14 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A history of America in World War II is told through the lives of an ethnically diverse group of ordinary Americans struggling for equality at home and fighting for freedom overseas. Takaki's revealing book shows that there were more struggles--and more victories--during WWII than most people ever imagined. 37 photos.
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