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A people's history of the United States : 1492-present

Author: Howard Zinn
Publisher: New York : Perennial Classics, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Perennial Classics edView all editions and formats
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A history of the United States, from 1492 through the early years of the Clinton presidency, told from the point of view of African-Americans, women, Native Americans, and poor laborers of all nationalities, who have been politically and economically exploited.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Zinn
ISBN: 0060937319 9780060937317
OCLC Number: 46976473
Notes: Originally published: 20th anniversary ed. New York : HarperCollins, 1999.
Description: 702 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress 1 --
2. Drawing the Color Line 23 --
3. Persons of Mean and Vile Condition 39 --
4. Tyranny Is Tyranny 59 --
5. A Kind of Revolution 77 --
6. The Intimately Oppressed 103 --
7. As Long as Grass Grows or Water Runs 125 --
8. We Take Nothing by Conquest, Thank God 149 --
9. Slavery Without Submission, Emancipation Without Freedom 171 --
10. The Other Civil War 211 --
11. Robber Barons and Rebels 253 --
12. The Empire and the People 297 --
13. The Socialist Challenge 321 --
14. War Is the Health of the State 359 --
15. Self-help in Hard Times 377 --
16. A People's War? 407 --
17. "Or Does It Explode?" 443 --
18. The Impossible Victory: Vietnam 469 --
19. Surprises 503 --
20. The Seventies: Under Control? 541 --
21. Carter-Reagan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus 563 --
22. The Unreported Resistance 601 --
23. The Clinton Presidency and the Crisis of Democracy 631 --
24. The Coming Revolt of the Guards 645.
Responsibility: Howard Zinn.
Local System Bib Number:
298099

Abstract:

A history of the United States, from 1492 through the early years of the Clinton presidency, told from the point of view of African-Americans, women, Native Americans, and poor laborers of all nationalities, who have been politically and economically exploited.
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