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  • emDouble Victoryem
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    Double Victory

    Mr. Takaki talked about his latest book Double Victory: A Multicultural History of America in World War II, published by Little, Brown and Company. The book examines how minorities…

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  • AfricanAmerican Experience in World War II
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    African-American Experience in World War II

    Scholars talked about the experiences of African-American soldiers during World War II both at home and abroad. Among the issues they addressed were black contributions to the war effort,…

    668 views
  • Conversations with Veterans Other Voices
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    Conversations with Veterans: Other Voices

    Ms. Crowley talked about her impressions of the World War II generation. She deemed all of the participants to be heroes. Mr. Takiki provided his perspectives on the war as a…

    45 views
  • emA Larger Memoryem
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    A Larger Memory

    Mr. Takaki discussed his book A Larger Memory: A History of Our Diversity, With Voices, published by Little Brown and Company. The book is constructed of oral histories of people from…

    70 views
  • Multicultural History
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    Multicultural History

    Professor Takaki spoke about the need for a multicultural rather than a Eurocentric, view of U.S. history and culture. He outlined the history of the five major ethnic groups in the U.S.:…

    73 views
  • Multicultural History
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    Multicultural History

    Professor Takaki discussed the multicultural history in the post-Rodney King era.

    38 views