By Howard Zinn
Tailored from the bestselling grassroots background of the USA, the tale of the US on the planet, informed in comics form.
Since its landmark ebook in 1980, A People’s background of the us has had six new versions, offered greater than 1.7 million copies, turn into required lecture room studying through the state, and been became an acclaimed play. greater than a winning booklet, A People’s background prompted a revolution within the approach background is advised, displacing the authentic models with their emphasis on nice males in excessive areas to chronicle occasions as they have been lived, from the ground up.
Now Howard Zinn, historian Paul Buhle, and cartoonist Mike Konopacki have collaborated to retell, in vivid comics shape, a so much instant and suitable bankruptcy of A People’s historical past: the centuries-long tale of America’s activities on this planet. Narrated via Zinn, this model opens with the occasions of Sep 11 after which jumps again to discover the cycles of U.S. expansionism from Wounded Knee to Iraq, preventing alongside the way in which at global warfare I, important the US, Vietnam, and the Iranian revolution. The ebook additionally follows the tale of Zinn, the son of negative Jewish immigrants, from his adolescence within the Brooklyn slums to his position as one in all America’s prime historians.
Shifting from world-shattering occasions to 1 family’s small revolutions, A People’s historical past of yankee Empire offers the vintage ground-level historical past of the United States in a blinding new shape.
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Clark, Marsha L. S. Princeton (CVL-23) Thomas I. Bradshaw and Marsha L. Clark Page ii FIRST EDITION Copyright © 1990 By Thomas I. Bradshaw and Marsha L. Clark Published in the United States of America By Eakin Press An Imprint of Eakin Publications, Inc. O. Drawer 90159 * Austin, TX 78709-0159 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher, except for brief passages included in a review appearing in a newspaper or magazine.
Bradshaw and Marsha L. Clark Page ii FIRST EDITION Copyright © 1990 By Thomas I. Bradshaw and Marsha L. Clark Published in the United States of America By Eakin Press An Imprint of Eakin Publications, Inc. O. Drawer 90159 * Austin, TX 78709-0159 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher, except for brief passages included in a review appearing in a newspaper or magazine. ISBN 0-89015-773-1 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Bradshaw, Thomas I.
A People's History of American Empire by Howard Zinn