Ronald Takaki





Ronald Takaki


Born
in Oahu, Hawaii, The United States
April 12, 1939

Died
May 26, 2009

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Ronald Toshiyuki Takaki was an American academic, historian, ethnographer and author.

Average rating: 4.08 · 4,363 ratings · 302 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
A Different Mirror: A Histo...

4.09 avg rating — 2,947 ratings — published 1993 — 12 editions
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Strangers from a Different ...

4.09 avg rating — 788 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions
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Hiroshima: Why America Drop...

3.82 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Iron Cages: Race and Cultur...

4.11 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 1979 — 5 editions
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Double Victory: A Multicult...

3.94 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
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A Larger Memory: A History ...

3.89 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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A Different Mirror for Youn...

4.38 avg rating — 90 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Pau Hana: Plantation Life a...

4.04 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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From Different Shores: Pers...

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Debating Diversity: Clashin...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2002
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“I believe our education system as a whole has not integrated the histories of all people into our education system, just the Eurocentric view of itself, and the White-centered view of African Americans, and even this is slim to nonexistent. What I find is that most people don't know the fact they don't know, because of the complete lack of information.”
Ronald Takaki, A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America

“the study of diversity is essential for understanding how and why America became what Walt Whitman called a “teeming nation of nations.”
Ronald Takaki, A Different Mirror

“Jefferson exploded with guilt: “The torment of mind, I will endure till the moment shall arrive when I shall not owe a shilling on earth is such really as to render life of little value.”
Ronald Takaki, A Different Mirror