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A people's history of the United States : 1942-present

Author: Howard Zinn
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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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" -- publisher website (February 2008).
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Zinn
ISBN: 0060528427 9780060528423
OCLC Number: 416083569
Description: 729 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Columbus the Indians and Human Progress --
Drawing the Color Line --
Persons of Mean and Vile Condition --
Tyranny Is Tyranny --
A Kind of Revolution --
The Intimately Oppressed --
As Long as Grass Grows or Water Runs --
We Take Nothing by Conquest Thank God --
Slavery Without Submission Emancipation Without Freedom --
The Other Civil War --
Robber Barons and Rebels --
The Empire and the People --
The Socialist Challenge --
War Is the Health of the State --
Self-help in Hard Times --
A People's War? --
"Or Does It Explode?" --
The Impossible Victory: Vietnam --
Surprises --
The Seventies: Under Control? --
Carter-Reagan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus --
The Unreported Resistance --
The Coming Revolt of the Guards --
The Clinton Presidency --
The 2000 Election and the "War on Terrorism."
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" -- publisher website (February 2008).

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