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Voices of a people's history of the United States

Author: Howard Zinn; Anthony Arnove
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Letter, poems, speeches, and essays are collected in this book that tells the story of the United States from the perspective of people left out of history books, such as women, workers, Native Americans, and Latinos.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Sources
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Zinn; Anthony Arnove
ISBN: 9781583229163 1583229167
OCLC Number: 436624758
Description: 669 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Columbus and Las Casas --
The first slaves --
Servitude and rebellion --
Preparing the Revolution --
Half a Revolution --
The early women's movement --
Indian removal --
The War with Mexico --
Slavery and defiance --
Civil War and class conflict --
Strikers and Populists in the Gilded Age --
The expansion of the empire --
Socialists and Wobblies --
Protesting the First World War --
From the Jazz Age to the uprisings of the 1930s --
World War II and McCarthyism --
The Black upsurge against racial segregation --
Vietnam and beyond: the historic resistance --
Women, Gays, and other voices of resistance --Losing control in the 1970s --
The Carter-Reagan-Bush consensus --
Panama, the Gulf War, and the war at home --
Challenging Bill Clinton --
Bush II and the "War on Terrorism." --
War and injustice: people speak out --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Howard Zinn, Anthony Arnove.
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Letter, poems, speeches, and essays are collected in this book that tells the story of the United States from the perspective of people left out of history books, such as women, workers, Native Americans, and Latinos.

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