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A people's history of the United States, 1492-present

Author: Howard Zinn
Publisher: New York : Perennial Classics, ©2003.
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Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History of the United States is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of, and in the words of, America's women, factory workers.,African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. Revised and updated with two new chapters covering Clinton's presidency, the 2000 election, and the "war on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Zinn
ISBN: 0060528370 9780060528379
OCLC Number: 51938867
Description: 729 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Columbus, the Indians, and human progress --
Drawing the color line --
Persons of mean and vile condition --
Tyranny Is tyranny --
Kind of revolution --
Intimately oppressed --
As long as grass grows or water runs --
We take nothing by conquest, thank God --
Slavery without submission, emancipation without freedom --
Other Civil War --
Robber barons and rebels --
Empire and the people --
Socialist challenge --
War is the health of the state --
Self-help in hard times --
People's war? --
"Or does it explode?" --
Impossible victory : Vietnam --
Surprises --
Seventies: Under control? --
Carter-Reagan-Bush: Bipartisan consensus --
Unreported resistance --
Coming revolt of the guards --
Clinton presidency --
2000 election and the "War on Terrorism".
Other Titles: History of the United States, 1492-present
Responsibility: Howard Zinn.

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Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History of the United States is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of, and in the words of, America's women, factory workers.,African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. Revised and updated with two new chapters covering Clinton's presidency, the 2000 election, and the "war on terrorism", a People's History of the United States features insightful analysis of the most important events in our history.

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