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

Double Victory clearly demonstrates that World War II helped to transform American society and advance the cause of multiculturalism throughout the country. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. This book would also be great for anybody who studies human nature, as it is the account of a pivotal time in history from the perspective of those who lived the events.

Melissa rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Nonetheless, Takaki presents a strong central argument, and Double Victory is both an important and affirming book.

Women at the Wheel: At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. MP3 audio – Standard Price: Feb 12, Hunter Boyajian rated it liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? I really liked this book. No trivia or quizzes yet.


About this title Audio Format. Victofy Takaki shows that millions of people of color mobilized to fight for and defend a country that subjugated them, all the while fighting for their full rights and dignity as Americans.

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

Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Jennifer rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Paperbackpages.

At the same time, each minority group in the United States was being denied basic rights and American hospitality. Great job weaving in the perspectives of many different communities in to the painful and triumphant events associated with WWII.

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There was an error processing your purchase. Overall, well worth reading. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. World War II was the most significant event in the 20th century both on a foreign and domestic level for the United States.

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While generally well-balanced, Takaki is clearly not a military historian. Doubel July 30th by Back Bay Books first published Ronald Toshiyuki Takaki was an American academic, historian, ethnographer and author. Alyx rated it really liked it Sep 16, Feb 05, Simon Purdue rated it really liked it.


Daniel Kryder; Double Victory: You submitted the following rating and review. Jun yakaki, Ken rated it it was amazing. Citing articles via Google Scholar. With the contribution of African Americans, Asians, Jewish and Europeans in the American military service directly correlates with the coming civil rights movements of the latter portion of the 20th century. Using personal records he tells the story of the minority men and women who experienced the war from a variety of different vantage points, ranging from takzki frontlines to the munitions factory to the internment camp.

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It was a complicated era and the sacrifices of many would come to the surface in the changing face of domestic policies and civil rights.

For a book required for class, it wasn’t as dreadful as I was expecting. June 9, Double Victory T