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A people's history of the United States, 1492-present / Howard Zinn.

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  • ISBN: 9780061989834 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0061989835 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Pymble, NSW ; HarperCollins e-books, [2009]

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General Note:
Title from eBook information screen.
This ed. originally published: c2003.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references 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."
Summary, etc.:
Presents the history of the United States from the point of view of those who were exploited in the name of American progress.
Target Audience Note:
1240 Lexile.
Subject: United States > History.
História dos estados unidos.
United States.
Genre: Electronic books.

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