Double Victory (Paperback)

A Multicultural History of America in World War II

By Ronald Takaki

Back Bay Books, 9780316831567, 304pp.

Publication Date: July 30, 2001

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (12/31/2006)
Compact Disc (7/1/2013)
Compact Disc (11/1/2001)
MP3 CD (11/1/2001)

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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.

About the Author

Ronald Takaki designed and led the Ethnic Studies Ph.D. program at the University of California, Berkley until his retirement in 2004. He is the author of six books, including Strangers from a Different Shore. He lives in Berkeley, California.