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A People's History of the United States by  Howard Zinn - First Edition - 1980 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140830101)

A People's History of the United States

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A People's History of the United States

by Zinn, Howard

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  • hardcover
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Very Good
ISBN 10
0060148039
ISBN 13
9780060148034
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New York: Harper & Row, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. With a card from the publisher stating "With the Complements of the Author" laid in. In Very Good+ condition, in a Very Good dust jacket, with price intact. Clean pages. Sound binding. Cloth shows sunning near top, and edge wear. The dust jacket shows toning and edge wear, with some chips, creasing and tears. The publisher's card shows light creasing and wear. A lovely copy overall of Zinn's magnum opus.

Synopsis

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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Details

Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
140830101
Title
A People's History of the United States
Author
Zinn, Howard
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0060148039
ISBN 13
9780060148034
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1980

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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