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
     
 


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:
124,385
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(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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