Ronald Takaki. · Rating details · ratings · 7 reviews. Now in a new edition, Iron Cages provides a unique comparative analysis of white American. The ascetic ideology is one of three successive “”cages”” that Takaki sees as the boxes that white Americans built to separate themselves from. Free Essay: Ronald Takaki’s Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th-Century America After America declared its independence from British rule, the founding.
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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 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. In a new epilogue, Takaki argues that the social health of the United States rests largely on the ability of Americans of all races and cultures to build on an established and positive legacy of cross-cultural cooperation and understanding in the coming 21st century.
Observing that by all Americans will be minorities, Takaki urges us to ask ourselves: Will America fulfill the promise of equality or will America retreat into its “iron cages” and resist diversity, allowing racial conflicts to divide and possibly even destroy America as a nation?
Incisive and provocative, Iron Cages is an essential resource for students of ethnic history and important reading for anyone interested in the history of race relations in America.
Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th-Century America
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Feb 05, LA rated it really liked it Vages Thematic Studies, Fall racial domination in the development of 19th century capitalistic America. Study of blacks, Indians, Mexicans and Asians. Cultural hegemony per Gramsci a certain way of life is dominant. What white men dictated affected takako else. The minorities were exploited for their cheap labor. The term “iron cagss is a metaphor from Max Weber, meaning complete oppression.
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