Cartoon History of the United States

Cartoon History of the United States

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by Larry Gonick
     
 

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What? You don't know what a Burgess is? -- You can't outline the Monroe Doctrine? -- Recall the 14th Amendment? -- Explain the difference between a sputnik and a beatnik?

Then you need The Cartoon History of the United Statesto fill those gaps. From the first English colonies to the Gulf War and the S&L debacle, Larry Gonick spells it all out

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Overview

What? You don't know what a Burgess is? -- You can't outline the Monroe Doctrine? -- Recall the 14th Amendment? -- Explain the difference between a sputnik and a beatnik?

Then you need The Cartoon History of the United Statesto fill those gaps. From the first English colonies to the Gulf War and the S&L debacle, Larry Gonick spells it all out from his unique cartoon perspective.

Editorial Reviews

San Francisco Chronicle
A perfect gift for that teenager who simply can't get American history straight . . .
Los Angeles Times
Gonick's irreverent humor is effective . . . the text sparkles . . .
Comics Journal
. . . a vital, dynamic, and consistently challenging panorama of our past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062730985
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/1991
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
226,024
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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