9780060937317

A People's History of the United States: 1492 To Present

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  • ISBN13:

    9780060937317

  • ISBN10:

    0060937319

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/2/2001
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

The only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native-Americans, the working poor and immigrants. An insightful analysis of the important events in America's evolution.

Author Biography

Howard Zinn has received the Thomas Merton Award, the Eugene V. Debs Award, the Upton Sinclair Award, and the Lannan Literary Award. He lives in Auburndale, Massachusetts

Table of Contents

Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress
1(22)
Drawing the Color Line
23(16)
Persons of Mean and Vile Condition
39(20)
Tyranny Is Tyranny
59(18)
A Kind of Revolution
77(26)
The Intimately Oppressed
103(22)
As Long as Grass Grows or Water Runs
125(24)
We Take Nothing by Conquest, Thank God
149(22)
Slavery Without Submission, Emancipation Without Freedom
171(40)
The Other Civil War
211(42)
Robber Barons and Rebels
253(44)
The Empire and the People
297(24)
The Socialist Challenge
321(38)
War Is the Health of the State
359(18)
Self-help in Hard Times
377(30)
A People's War?
407(36)
``Or Does It Explode?''
443(26)
The Impossible Victory: Vietnam
469(34)
Surprises
503(38)
The Seventies: Under Control?
541(22)
Carter-Reagan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus
563(38)
The Unreported Resistance
601(30)
The Clinton Presidency and the Crisis of Democracy
631(14)
The Coming Revolt of the Guards
645(12)
Afterword for the Twentieth Anniversary Edition 657(6)
Bibliography 663(20)
Index 683

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