A people's history of the United States : 1492-present / Howard Zinn.
- ISBN: 0060838655 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9780060838652 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 729, 16 p. ; 21 cm.
- Edition: [New ed.]
- Publisher: Originally published : New York : c2003.
Contents / Notes
"P.S.: insights, interviews & more ..."--16 p. following main text.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (p. -708) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
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 -- The Clinton presidency -- The 2000 election and the "war on terrorism." -- Afterword.
Presents the history of the United States from the point of view of those who were exploited in the name of American progress.
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|Subject:||História dos estados unidos.
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