A people's history of the United States / Howard Zinn.

Author
Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
First Harper Perennial Modern Classics deluxe edition.
Published/​Created
New York : Harper Perennial, 2010.
Description
729, 16 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.

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Summary note
Presents the history of the United States from the point of view of those who were exploited in the name of American progress.
Notes
  • 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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 689-708) and index.
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.
ISBN
  • 9780061965586 ((pbk.))
  • 0061965588 ((pbk.))
  • 9780061965593
  • 0061965596
OCLC
655496896
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