Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th-Century America
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Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th-Century America

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Now in a new edition, Iron Cages provides a unique comparative analysis of white American attitudes toward Asians, blacks, Mexicans, and Native Americans in the 19th century. This pathbreaking work offers a cohesive study of the foundations of race and culture in America. In a new epilogue, Takaki argues that the social health of the United States rests largely on the abil...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published March 9th 2000 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Izetta Autumn
I love Ron Takaki, not only has he conducted pivotal research, but his own personal story is so compelling. He also truly believes in education and has a passion for it. Here's a book that will teach you things about history that most of us don't learn in school.
Adam
Have you ever read a book that made water boil and your toenails stand on end? Want to know how fucked up this country's original game plan really was? This book is a fucking mind boggler. It will leave you booking plane tickets to Prague.
lilia
did not know that that ethnic studies was possible until i read this book and occupied america.
Elizabeth
Oct 27, 2007 Elizabeth rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people with white American attitudes
Read this book for a class. Realized the obvious.
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