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Cosmopolitan San Francisco in 1855

Beginning in 1849, the lure of gold made San Francisco into an “instant city,” and a cosmopolitan one at that, with more than half of its population born somewhere other than the United States. This quality almost certainly added to … Continue reading

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Scholar and Teacher Ronald Takaki (1939-2009)

Ron Takaki has passed away.  He died Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at his home in Berkeley. If you don’t know who he was and what he contributed to the world of academia, there are ample ways for you to learn.  … Continue reading

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