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

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Routledge, 12 серп. 2015 р. - 744 стор.
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This is a new edition of the radical social history of America from Columbus to the present.

This powerful and controversial study turns orthodox American history upside down to portray the social turmoil behind the "march of progress".

Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History 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, the working poor, and immigrant laborers. As historian Howard Zinn shows, many of America's greatest battles - the fights for fair wage, an eight-hour workday, child-labor laws, health and safety standards, universal suffrage, women's rights, racial equality - were carried out at the grassroots level, against bloody resistance. Covering Christopher Columbus's arrival through the Clinton years A People's History of the United States, which was nominated for the American Book Award in 1981, is an insightful analysis of the most important events in US history.

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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
The Socialist Challenge
War Is the Health of the State
Selfhelp in Hard Times
A Peoples War?
Or Does It Explode?
Under Control?

Slavery Without Submission Emancipation Without Freedom
The Other Civil
Robber Barons and Rebels
The Empire and the People
The Bipartisan Consensus
The Unreported Resistance
The Coming Revolt of the Guards
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Howard Zinn was formerly a Professor of Political Science at the University of Boston.

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