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

"This new edition contains two new chapters covering the Clinton presidency, the 2000 Election, and the "war on terrorism," continuing Zinn's important contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of American history."--BOOK JACKET.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : HarperCollins, [2003]
Edition:[New ed.].
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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
  • Bibliography
  • Index.