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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, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Seven Stories Press 1st edView all editions and formats
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Here in their own words are Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr., Plough Jogger, Sacco and Vanzetti, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Twain, and Malcolm X, to name just a few of the hundreds appearing in Voices of a People's History of the United States, edited by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove. Paralleling the 24 chapters of Zinn's A People's History of the United States,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010.
Voices of A people's history of the United States.
New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2004018173
(OCoLC)56104152
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Zinn; Anthony Arnove
OCLC Number: 607228019
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (665 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 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 on 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 1991 Gulf War, and the war at home --
Challenging Bill Clinton --
Bush II and the "war on terror."
Responsibility: Howard Zinn, Anthony Arnove.

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Here in their own words are Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr., Plough Jogger, Sacco and Vanzetti, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Twain, and Malcolm X, to name just a few of the hundreds appearing in Voices of a People's History of the United States, edited by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove. Paralleling the 24 chapters of Zinn's A People's History of the United States, Voices of a People's History is the long-awaited companion volume to the national bestseller. For Voices, Zinn and Arnove have selected testimonies to living history-speeches, letters, poems, songs-left by the people who make history happen, but who usually are underrepresented or misrepresented in history books: women, Native Americans, workers, blacks and Latinos. Zinn has written short introductions to the texts, which themselves range in length from letters or poems of less than a page to entire speeches and essays that run several pages and longer. Voices of a People's History is a symphony of our nation's original voices, rich in ideas and actions, an embodiment of the power of civil disobedience and dissent, wherein lies our nation's true spirit of defiance and resilience.

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