Table of contents for A different mirror : a history of multicultural America / Ronald Takaki.

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1. A Different Mirror: The Making of Multicultural America
Part One: Foundations
 Before Columbus: Vinland
2. The "Tempest" in the Wilderness: A Tale of Two Frontiers
Shakespeare's Dream About America
English Over Irish
English Over Indian
Virginia: To "Root Out" Indians as a People 
 New England: The "Utter Extirpation" of Indians
 Stolen Lands: A World Turned "Upside Down"
3. The Hidden Origins of Slavery 
 A View from the Cabins: Black and White Together 
 "English and Negroes in Armes": Bacon's Rebellion
 "White Over Black"
 Part Two: Contradictions
	The Rise of the Cotton Kingdom
4. Towards "the Stony Mountains": From Removal to Reservation
 Andrew Jackson: "To Tread on the Graves of Extinct Nations"
The "Embittered Human Heart": The Choctaws
"The Trail of Tears": The Cherokees
 "American Progress": The "Iron Horse" in the West
5. "No More Peck o'Corn": Slavery and Its Discontents
"North of Slavery"
Was Sambo Real?
Frederick Douglass: Son of His Master
Martin Delany: Father of Black Nationalism
 "Tell Linkum Dat We Wants Land"
6. Fleeing "the Tyrant's Heel": "Exiles" from Ireland
Behind Emigration: "John Bull Must Have the Beef"
An "Immortal Irish Brigade" of Workers
Irish "Maids" and "Factory Girls" 
"Green Power": The Irish "Ethnic" Strategy
7. Foreigners in Their Native Land: The War Against Mexico
 "We Must Be Conquerors or We Are Robbers"
 Anglo over Mexican
 
8. Searching for Gold Mountain: Strangers from a Different Shore
 Pioneers from China
 Twice a Minority: Chinese Women in America
 A Colony of "Bachelors"
 A Sudden Change in Fortune: The San Francisco Earthquake 
 "Caught in Between": Chinese Born in America
 Part Three: Transitions
The End of the Frontier: The Emergence of an American Empire
9. The "Indian Question": From Reservation to Reorganization
The Massacre at Wounded Knee
 Where the Buffalo No Longer Roamed: Custer and Walker
 Allotment and Assimilation
 The Indian "New Deal": What Kind of a "Deal" Was It?
10. From Japan to the Land of "Money Trees"
Picture Brides in America
Tears in the Canefields
 Transforming California: From Deserts to Farms
 The Nisei: Americans by Birth
 11. The Exodus from Russia: Pushed by Pogroms
A Shtetl in America
In the Sweatshops: An Army of Garment Workers
Daughters of the Colony
 Up from "Greenhorns": Crossing Delancey Street
12. El Norte: Up from Mexico 
 Sprinkling the Fields with the Sweat of Their Brows 
 Tortillas and Rotis: Mixed Marriages
 On the Other Side of the Tracks
 The Barrio: A Mexican American World
13. To the Land of Hope: Blacks in the Urban North
	"The Wind Said North" 
 "The Black Metropolis" and "the Negro Capital"
 
 Black Pride in Harlem: Marcus Garvey and Langston Hughes
"But a Few Pegs to Fall": The Great Depression
 Part Four: Transformations
	The Problem of the Color Lines
14. World War II: American Dilemmas
Japanese Americans: "A Tremendous Hole" in the Constitution 
African Americans: "Bomb the Color Line" 
Mexican Americans: Beyond the Barrio 
Native Americans: "Why Fight the White Man's War?"
Jewish Americans: A "Deafening Silence" 
A Holocaust Called Hiroshima
15. Out of the War: Clamors for Change 
 "Rising Winds" for Social Justice
 Raisins in the Sun: Dreams Deferred
 Asian Americans: A "Model Minority" for Blacks?
16. Again, The "Tempest-Tost"
From a "Teeming Shore": Russia, Ireland, and China
"Dragon's Teeth of Fire": Vietnam
Wars of Terror: Afghanistan 
Beckoned North: Mexico
17. "The Mystic Chords of Memory": History Matters
Author's Note: On Writing History

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Minorities -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
Cultural pluralism -- United States -- History.