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A People's History of the United States

by Zinn, Howard

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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Near fine/very good
ISBN 10
0060148039
ISBN 13
9780060148034
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New York: Harper & Row, 1980. 1st. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Bound in the publisher's original blue cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges and extremities, one small hole top corner near the spine and 1.5" split at the fold of back panel on the fore edge.

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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Bookseller
James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
9021525
Title
A People's History of the United States
Author
Zinn, Howard
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near fine
Jacket condition
very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0060148039
ISBN 13
9780060148034
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1980

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