A Different Mirror for Young People
A History of Multicultural America
Publication Date: October 16, 2012
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Drawing on Takaki's vast array of primary sources, and staying true to his own words whenever possible, "A""Different Mirror for Young People"brings ethnic history alive through the words of people, including teenagers, who recorded their experiences in letters, diaries, and poems. Like Zinn's"A People's History," Takaki's"A""Different Mirror"offers a rich and rewarding "people's view" perspective on the American story.
Rebecca Stefoff is the author of many books for children and young adults, including a biography of the Shawnee chieftain Tecumseh and her adaptation of Ronald Takaki's award-winning history of Asian Americans, Strangers from a Different Shore.
“This 375-page book would be an excellent way to include multi-ethnic materials in the classroom as a way to ensure that your students see their unique identities reflected in their coursework.”
— Skipping Stones
“This is a great introduction to Takaki’s path-breaking scholarship.”