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A people's history of the United States / Howard Zinn.
Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010
First Harper Perennial Modern Classics deluxe edition.
New York : Harper Perennial, 2010.
729, 16 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Harper Perennial modern classics.
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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.
First Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition published in 2005.
Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1980.
"P.S.: insights, interviews & more ..."--16 pages following main text.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 689-708) and index.
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.