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    DescriptionSince 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, working poor, and immigrant laborers. As historian Howard Zinn shows, many of our country's greatest battles-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 the 2000 Election and the war on terrorism, A People's History of the United States, which was nominated for the American Book Award in 1981 and has sold more than one million copies, features insightful analysis of the most important events in our history.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.


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    Title
    A People's History of the United States
    Subtitle
    1492-Present
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Howard Zinn
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 752
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 239 mm
    Thickness: 58 mm
    Weight: 975 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060528423
    ISBN 10: 0060528427
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17430
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    DC21: 973
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: JPHV
    B&T General Subject: 430
    DC22: 973
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036000
    Abridged Dewey: 973
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL007000
    LC classification: E178 .Z75 2003
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Publication date
    04 February 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY