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

This is a new edition of the radical social history of America from Columbus to the present. This powerful and controversial study turns orthodox American history upside down to portray the social turmoil behind the "march of progress." Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scho...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013.
Edition:Third edition.
Subjects:
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 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"
  • Afterword.