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A People's History of the United States

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A People's History of the United States

by Howard Zinn

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ISBN 10
0060148039
ISBN 13
9780060148034
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Harper & Row. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Since its original landmark publication in 1980, A People's History of the United States has been chronicling American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official version of history taught in schools — with its emphasis on great men in high places — to focus on the street, the home, and the, workplace.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 our country's greatest battles — the fights for a 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 President Clinton's first term, A People's History of the United States, which was nominated for the American Book Award in 1981, features insightful analysis of the most important events in our history.Revised, updated, and featuring a new afterword by the author, this special twentieth anniversary edition continues Zinn's important contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of American history.

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Bookseller
Better World Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
GRP10223403
Title
A People's History of the United States
Author
Howard Zinn
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Unknown
ISBN 10
0060148039
ISBN 13
9780060148034
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
This edition first published
1980

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