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The history of the United States.

by Oscar Handlin

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE178.1 .H27
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5536046M
      LC Control Number67012792

      Zinn has no doubts about where he stands in this people's history: it is a history disrespectful of governments and respectful of people's movements of resistance. So what we get here, instead of the usual survey of wars, presidents, and institutions, is a survey of the usual rebellions, strikes, and protest movements.   Premise 1: Though the United States may pretend to be a nice, cuddly sort of democracy, it’s the font of much trouble in the world. Premise 2: When, post-9/11, neocons began pondering why it wouldn’t be such a bad idea for the U.S. to become an imperial power, they were missing a train (or Great White Fleet) that had pulled out of the.

      A history of the United States from the Revolution to the present. The book weaves together a very well done story of America. It is encyclopedic in its coverage, with hundreds of pages on everything from Native Americans to the attacks. ( views) Outline of U.S. History by G. Clack, M. S. Neely, A. Hamby - Nova Science, Buy a cheap copy of A People's History of the United States: book by Howard Zinn. “It’s a wonderful, splendid book—a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its Free shipping over $Cited by:

      The United States of America;: A history, by Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker, Donald E. Smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   In , Charles and Mary Beard published their History of the United States. A contemporaneous review stated: "The authors assume enough maturity in high school students to justify a topical.


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