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By Howard Zinn

ISBN-10: 0061965596

ISBN-13: 9780061965593

ISBN-10: 0062693018

ISBN-13: 9780062693013

With a brand new creation by means of Anthony Arnove, this up to date version of the vintage nationwide bestseller experiences the book’s thirty-five 12 months heritage and demonstrates once more why it's a major contribution to a whole and balanced realizing of yankee history.

Since its unique landmark e-book in 1980, A People's historical past of the United States has been chronicling American heritage from the ground up, throwing out the legitimate model of heritage taught in schools—with its emphasis on nice males in excessive places—to specialise in the road, the house, and the, workplace.

Known for its full of life, transparent prose in addition to its scholarly examine, A People's History of the United States is the single quantity to inform America's tale from the viewpoint of—and within the phrases of—America's ladies, manufacturing facility staff, African-Americans, local american citizens, the operating bad, and immigrant workers. As historian Howard Zinn indicates, a lot of our country's maximum battles—the fights for a good salary, an eight-hour workday, child-labor legislation, healthiness and protection criteria, common suffrage, women's rights, racial equality—were conducted on the grassroots point, opposed to bloody resistance.

Covering Christopher Columbus's arrival via President Clinton's first time period, A People's heritage of the United States, which used to be nominated for the yankee e-book Award in 1981, gains insightful research of crucial occasions in our history. 

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