9780060907921

A People's History of the United States

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  • ISBN13:

    9780060907921

  • ISBN10:

    0060907924

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/24/1980
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

This "brilliant and moving history of the American people" ("Library Journal") presents more than 500 years of American social and cultural history, going well beyond the wars and presidencies contained in traditional texts to tell the stories of working men and women. Abridged for use in the classroom.

Table of Contents

Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress
Drawing the Color Line
Persons of Mean and Vile Condition
Tyranny is Tyranny
A Kind of Revolution
The Intimately Oppressed
As Long as Grass Grows or Water Runs
We Take Nothing by Conquest, Thank God
Slavery Without Submission, Emancipation Without Freedom
The Other Civil War
Robber Barons and Rebels
The Empire and the People
The Socialist Challenge
War is the Health of the State
Self-help in Hard Times
A People's War?
"Or Does It Explode?"
The Impossible Victory: Vietnam
Surprises
The Seventies: Under Control?
Carter-Reagan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus
The Unreported Resistance
The Coming Revolt of the Guards
Afterword: On the Clinton Presidency
Bibliography
Index
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