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9781565848269

A People's History of the United States

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  • ISBN13:

    9781565848269

  • ISBN10:

    1565848268

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-07-01
  • Publisher: Ingram Publisher Services, Inc.

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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

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
1. Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress 3(20)
2. Drawing the Color Line 23(10)
3. Persons of Mean and Vile Condition 33(14)
4. Tyranny Is Tyranny 47(14)
5. A Kind of Revolution 61(20)
6. The Intimately Oppressed 81(16)
7. As Long as Grass Grows or Water Runs 97(16)
8. We Take Nothing by Conquest, Thank God 113(16)
9. Slavery Without Submission, Emancipation Without Freedom 129(32)
10. The Other Civil War 161(26)
11. Robber Barons and Rebels 187(32)
12. The Empire and the People 219(16)
13. The Socialist Challenge 235(28)
14. War Is the Health of the State 263(14)
15. Self-help in Hard Times 277(22)
16. A People's War? 299(28)
17. "Or Does It Explode?" 327(20)
18. The Impossible Victory; Vietnam 347(26)
19. Surprises 373(24)
20. The Seventies: Under Control? 397(16)
21. Carter-Reagan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus 413(30)
22. The Unreported Resistance 443(26)
23. The Coming Revolt of the Guards 469(12)
24. The Clinton Presidency 481(34)
25. The 2000 Election and the "War on Terrorism" 515(10)
Afterword 525(6)
Appendices 531(36)
Bibliography 567(28)
Index 595

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