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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.
Howard Zinn -- historian. playwright, and social activist -- was a shipyard worker and Air Force bombardier before he went to college under the GI Bill and received his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has taught at Spelman College and Boston University, and has been a visiting professor at the University of Paris and the University of Bologna. He 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||p. 1|
|Drawing the Color Line||p. 23|
|Persons of Mean and Vile Condition||p. 39|
|Tyranny Is Tyranny||p. 59|
|A Kind of Revolution||p. 77|
|The Intimately Oppressed||p. 103|
|As Long as Grass Grows or Water Runs||p. 125|
|We Take Nothing by Conquest, Thank God||p. 149|
|Slavery Without Submission, Emancipation Without Freedom||p. 171|
|The Other Civil War||p. 211|
|Robber Barons and Rebels||p. 253|
|The Empire and the People||p. 297|
|The Socialist Challenge||p. 321|
|War Is the Health of the State||p. 359|
|Self-help in Hard Times||p. 377|
|A People's War?||p. 407|
|"Or Does It Explode?"||p. 443|
|The Impossible Victory: Vietnam||p. 469|
|The Seventies: Under Control?||p. 541|
|Carter-Reagan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus||p. 563|
|The Unreported Resistance||p. 601|
|The Coming Revolt of the Guards||p. 631|
|The Clinton Presidency||p. 643|
|The 2000 Election and the "War on Terrorism"||p. 675|
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