A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present / Edition 20

A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present / Edition 20

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by Howard Zinn, George Kirschner
     
 

Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research. A People's History of the United States is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of -- and in the words of -- America's women. factory workers. African Americans. Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. Revised and updated with two new chapters covering… See more details below

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Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research. A People's History of the United States is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of -- and in the words of -- America's women. factory workers. African Americans. Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. Revised and updated with two new chapters covering Clinton's presidency, the 2000 Election, and the "war on terrorism." A People's History of the United States features insightful analysis of the most important events in our history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060194482
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/01/1999
Edition description:
20 ANNIVERSARY
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.56(h) x 2.01(d)

Table of Contents

1Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress1
2Drawing the Color Line23
3Persons of Mean and Vile Condition39
4Tyranny Is Tyranny59
5A Kind of Revolution77
6The Intimately Oppressed103
7As Long as Grass Grows or Water Runs125
8We Take Nothing by Conquest, Thank God149
9Slavery Without Submission, Emancipation Without Freedom171
10The Other Civil War211
11Robber Barons and Rebels253
12The Empire and the People297
13The Socialist Challenge321
14War Is the Health of the State359
15Self-help in Hard Times377
16A People's War?407
17"Or Does It Explode?"443
18The Impossible Victory: Vietnam469
19Surprises503
20The Seventies: Under Control?541
21Carter-Reagan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus563
22The Unreported Resistance601
23The Coming Revolt of the Guards631
24The Clinton Presidency643
25The 2000 Election and the "War on Terrorism"675
Afterword683
Bibliography689
Index709

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