A Different Mirror For Young People: A History Of Multicultural America by Rebecca StefoffA Different Mirror For Young People: A History Of Multicultural America by Rebecca Stefoff

A Different Mirror For Young People: A History Of Multicultural America

byRebecca Stefoff, RONALD TAKAKIRead byFajer Al-Kaisi

Audio Book (CD) | October 18, 2016

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A longtime professor of ethnic studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely to become a classic of multicultural studies" and named it one of the 10 best books of the year. Now Rebecca Stefoff, who adapted Howard Zinn's best-selling A People's History of the United States for younger listeners, turns the updated 2008 edition of Takaki's multicultural masterwork into A Different Mirror for Young People.

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 has written many nonfiction books for children and young adults, with an emphasis on science and history. Through her books teenage readers can explore topics as varied as ghosts, robots, bacteria, evolution, women pioneers, the ruins of Great Zimbabwe, and forensic crime solving. Over the course of her freelance writing career...
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Title:A Different Mirror For Young People: A History Of Multicultural AmericaFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:6.75 × 5.25 × 0.5 inPublished:October 18, 2016Publisher:Brilliance AudioLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1536609854

ISBN - 13:9781536609851

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