A People's History of the United States: Abridged Teaching Edition / Edition 1

A People's History of the United States: Abridged Teaching Edition / Edition 1

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by Howard Zinn, Kathy Emery, Ellen Reeves
     
 

ISBN-10: 1565848268

ISBN-13: 9781565848269

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: New Press, The


Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States has turned history on its head for an entire generation of readers, telling the nation's story from the viewpoints of ordinary people—the slaves, workers, immigrants, women, and Native Americans who made their own history but whose voices are typically omitted from the historical record.

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Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States has turned history on its head for an entire generation of readers, telling the nation's story from the viewpoints of ordinary people—the slaves, workers, immigrants, women, and Native Americans who made their own history but whose voices are typically omitted from the historical record.

The New Press's Abridged Teaching Edition of A People's History of the United States has made Zinn's original text available specifically for classroom use, with a wide range of tools for students to begin a critical inquiry into the American past. The teaching edition includes exercises and teaching materials to accompany each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565848269
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Series:
New Press People's History Series
Edition description:
Revised and Updated
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
758,672
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

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

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