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

Author: Howard Zinn
Publisher: Originally published : New York : HarperCollins, c2003. [New ed.] New York : HarperPerennial, 2005.
Series: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the history of the United States from the point of view of those who were exploited in the name of American progress.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Zinn
ISBN: 0060838655 9780060838652
OCLC Number: 61265580
Notes: "P.S.: insights, interviews & more ..."--16 p. following main text.
Description: 729, 16 pages ; 21 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." --
Afterword.
Series Title: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Responsibility: Howard Zinn.

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Presents the history of the United States from the point of view of those who were exploited in the name of American progress.

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