7 edition of A history of the United States and its people found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Edward Eggleston.|
|LC Classifications||E178.1 .E316 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 409 p. :|
|Number of Pages||409|
|LC Control Number||98085397|
A People's History: Since its original landmark publication in , A People's History of the United States has been chronicling American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official. Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People’s History of the United States 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, the working poor, and immigrant laborers. As historian Howard Zinn Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.
Of course “bias” has various meanings; professional historians have legitimate biases that cause them to think some thinks are less important than others and thus, since space is at a premium, they leave things out. In recent years efforts to incl. On Ap , 20 million Americans — at the time, 10% of the total population of the United States — took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive coast-to-coast rallies. Thousands of colleges and universities organized protests against the deterioration of the environment.
Of the People: A History of the United States By James Oakes | Grades 10–12 A college-level course that unfolds the story of American democracy, carefully marking how this country’s evolution has been anything but certain, from its complex beginnings to its modern challenges. Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History of the United States 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, the working poor, and immigrant laborers. As Zinn shows, many of our.
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A History of the United States and Its People is the third book in Edward Eggleston's history textbook series. You won't find political correctness or revisionism herejust solid American history.
And more than that, you get a book aimed at making the teacher's job easy, while at the same time stimulating the student's by: 3. Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History of the United States 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, the working poor, and immigrant laborers.
As historian Howard Zinn shows Cited by: A History of the United States and Its People was written by Edward Eggleston aroundso it covers exploration and colonization up through the nineteenth century. The terminology and attitudes reflect those common in that era—there are occasional references that would not be considered politically correct today.
Woodward editorship. The series originated in the s with a plan laid out by historians C. Vann Woodward and Richard Hofstadter for a multi-volume history of the United States, one that would provide a summary of the political, social, and cultural history of the nation for a general audience.
The project proved to be more challenging than initially envisioned. An American history text for ages 12 and up, profusely illustrated with pictures and maps. Rounds out the Eggleston history texts offered by Lost Classics--Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans, Ages ; A First Book in American History, Ages ; A History of the United States and Its People, Ages 12 and up/5.
This is a book to read critically and accompanied by other history texts, but I wish everyone with an orthodox education in US history would read this book. A People's History of the United States is an attempt to balance the scales by writing about the parts of US history that aren't often covered in depth.
It focuses particularly on the. Great deals on United States Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books. Elie Wiesel spent his early years in a small Transylvanian town as one of four children.
He was the only one of the family to survive what Francois Maurois, in his introduction, calls the "human holocaust" of the persecution of the Jews, which began with the restrictions, the singularization of the yellow star, the enclosure within the ghetto, and went on to the mass deportations to the.
A People’s History of the United States is also famously a rolodex of eminent names of activists, civil rights leaders and resisters who changed the American way. For instance, starting with chapter six, Zinn illustrates the women who fought against inequality, listing names such as Anne Hutchinson, Margaret Fuller and Sojourner Truth.
Since its original landmark publication inA 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, for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly.
A history of the United States and its people. by Eggleston, Edward. [from old catalog] Publication date Publisher [New York, D. Appleton & Co] Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English.
Notes. book has some tight gutters. Addeddate Pages: The third book in Edward Eggleston's American history series. Originally published init accomplishes a rare feat for a history textbook, it is a treasure for adults, too.
The unique book remains a compelling and comprehensive study of America's past. Arranged by topic, the former president of the American History Association includes over maps and illustrations, fill-in.
To ask other readers questions about A People's History of the United States, please sign up. Answered Questions (8) I'm planning to read this book in order to understand its what its influence has been and with the many critiques of its subjectivity in mind.
The history of the United States is what happened in the past in the United States, a country in North America. Native Americans lived in the Americas for thousands of years.
English people in went to the place now called Jamestown, European settlers went to the colonies, mostly from England and later Great Britain. France, Spain, and the Netherlands also. There are 50 states and state capitals in the United States. Learn more about each U.S.
state, its state capital and the colorful history of each state. Howard Zinn's biggest failing A People's History of the United States is the most popular work of history an American leftist has ever written.
It Author: Michael Kazin. A People’s History (in its various editions and adaptations) remains a perennial favorite in courses for future teachers, and in some of these classes, it is the only history book on the syllabus. informed people of his time, he knew the world was round and he could sail west in order to get to the Far East.
Spain was recently unified, one of the new modern nation-states, like France, England, and Portugal. Its population, mostly poor peasants, worked for the nobility, who were 2 percent of the population and owned 95 percent of the File Size: 3MB.
People, Places, and Power —the Story of American Democracy. Welcome to the Companion Website to accompany both the comprehensive and concise editions of Of the People: A History of the United States.
Here you will find a broad spectrum of history resources, as well as chapter-specific materials, for both students (open access) and professors (password protected). A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES —PRESENT HOWARD ZINN. To Noah, Georgia, Serena, Naushon, Will—and their generation.
Contents Cover Title Page Chapter 1 – Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress Chapter 2 – Drawing the Color Line Chapter 3 – Persons of Mean and Vile Condition.
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“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 hope for the future.” —Howard Fast, author of Spartacus and The Immigrants “[It] should be required reading.” —Eric Foner, New York Times Book Review Library Journal calls Howard Zinn’s iconic A .The household history of the United States and its people, for young Americans by Edward Eggleston; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History.