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A People's History Of the United States

By Zinn, Howard




Since 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, the working poor, and immigrant laborers. As historian Howard Zinn shows, many of our country's greatest battles — the fights 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 President Clinton's first term, A People's History of the United States, which was nominated for the American Book Award in 1981, features insightful analysis of the most important events in our history.Revised, updated, and featuring a new afterword by the author, this special twentieth anniversary edition continues Zinn's important contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of American history.


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A People’s History of the United States.

Zinn, Howard

New York: Harper & Row, 1980. First edition of the historian's magnum opus. Thick Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Howard Zinn on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears. The nicest example we have seen of this title, as most copies were read and re-read. The New York Times wrote that author "[P]rofessor Zinn writes with an enthusiasm rarely encountered in the leaden prose of academic history, and his text is studded with telling quotations from labor leaders, war resisters and fugitive slaves. There are vivid descriptions of events that are usually ignored, such as the great railroad strike of 1877 and the brutal suppression of the Philippine independence movement at the turn of this century. Professor Zinn's chapter on Vietnam - bringing to life once again the free-fire zones, secret bombings, massacres and cover-ups - should be required reading for a new generation of students now facing conscription." Howard Fast declared A People's History to be "[o]ne of the most important books I have ever read in a long life of reading...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." Named by TIME Magazine as one of the 100 best and most influential non-fiction books since 1923.

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Price: $2,800.00


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A People's History of the United States

Zinn, Howard

New York: Harper & Row, 1980-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good- Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. Harper & Row, 1980; stated First Edition, full number line; signed by Howard Zinn on front end page, dated 2004, no further inscription; 614pp. Binding is sturdy and square; text is very good throughout; faint liquid staining apparent on bottom edge of page block, cloth over foot of spine very slightly puckered; navy cloth boards otherwise show only very minor wear, light sunning to edges, gilt titling on spine remains bold and bright; light foxing to top edge of page block. Unclipped ($20.00) dust jacket edge-worn with a some small chips and closed tears at top edge, fraying over spine ends; DJ sunned over spine, title text faded but readable; light age-toning to jacket, light foxing around folds of jacket flaps. A presentable signed copy of Zinn's classic, foundational history of the United States from the ground up. From a private collection. Due to the size/weight of this book extra charges to apply for international shipping. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Price: $2,200.00


A People's History of the United States

Zinn, Howard

New York: Harper & Row, 1980. 1st. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Bound in the publisher's original blue cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges and extremities, one small hole top corner near the spine and 1.5" split at the fold of back panel on the fore edge.

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A People's History of the United States

Zinn, Howard

New York: Harper & Row, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. With a card from the publisher stating "With the Complements of the Author" laid in. In Very Good+ condition, in a Very Good dust jacket, with price intact. Clean pages. Sound binding. Cloth shows sunning near top, and edge wear. The dust jacket shows toning and edge wear, with some chips, creasing and tears. The publisher's card shows light creasing and wear. A lovely copy overall of Zinn's magnum opus.

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A People's History of the United States

Zinn, Howard

NY: Harper & Row. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1980. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0060148039 . NOT an ex-library copy. Previous owner taped DJ to cloth, so...tape marks on boards and DJ flaps and edges. Owner's monogram label inside; DJ has chips and edgewear, small spots rubbed. ; 9.30 X 6.30 X 1.80 inches; 614 pages .

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Price: $450.00


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A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present

Howard Zinn

2015-10-28. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $352.07


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A People's History of the United States: From 1942 to the Present

Howard Zinn

2003-09-02. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present

Zinn, Howard

Routledge. Hardcover. 1138133965 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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A people's history of the United States

Zinn, Howard

Harper & Row. LIBRARY BINDING. 0060148039 Harper & Row, 1980. Hard cover, first edition. A few page corners have been dog-eared, otherwise VG condition in Fair dust jacket which is edge worn and the price-clipped front flap is detached. . Good.

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A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present, 20th Anniversary Edition

Howard Zinn

Hardcover. Anniversary Edition/1st printing; signed by author on title page; obtained in person, includes photo; hardcover + dust jacket, light wear; well bound, clean text, no cover dents, no overstock mark.

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A people's history of the United States

Howard Zinn

1980-02-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $179.88


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A People's History of the United States (Modern Classics)

Howard Zinn

2010-07-06. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States: 1492 to the Present

Howard Zinn

1999-08-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

2017-04-18. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States: 1492-2001

Zinn

New York: Harper. Hardcover. 0060528427 No damage from past owners, not a former library book, not a remainder or book club, not clipped, Hardcover.The name and address of a past owner is rubber stamped to the inside of the front cover. 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. All books shipped within 24 hours with U.S. Postal Service Delivery Confirmation, each order is packaged in a new box with bubble wrap, and always your satisfaction is guaranteed. . Very Good. 2003.

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Price: $118.12


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A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present (Perennial Classics)

Howard Zinn

2003-02-05. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

Howard Zinn

2001-02-06. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States: Abridged Teaching Edition (New Press People's History)

Howard Zinn

2003-04-05. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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People's History of the United States, A

Howard Zinn

1995-02-06. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

2016-01-09. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

2005-07-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

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A People's History of the United States: American Beginnings to Reconstruction (New Press People's History)

Howard Zinn

2003-09-08. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Howard Zinn

1980-08-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States: The Civil War to the Present (New Press People's History)

Howard Zinn

2003-02-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States: From 1942 to the Present

Howard Zinn

2003-09-02. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States: From 1492 to the Present

Howard Zinn

1996-11-27. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States: A Lecture at Reed College

Howard Zinn

2001-06-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A people's history of the United States

Howard Zinn

Harper & Row, 1980. Library Binding. Good.

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A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

1999-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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PEOPLES HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

ZINN HOWARD

HARPER PERENNIAL. New. 8.31 x 5.79 cm.

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A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

Harper & Row. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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A People's History of the United States

Zinn, Howard

Harper Perennial Modern Classics. PAPERBACK. 0060838655 New Condition. . New.

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PEOPLES HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

ZINN HOWARD

HARPER PERENNIAL. New. 8.21 x 7.03 cm.

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A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

2017-04-18. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States

Zinn, Howard

Routledge. PAPERBACK. 0582772834 New Condition. . New.

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A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

Howard Zinn

Perennial, 2001-09-01. Rev&Updtd. Paperback. Used:Good.

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A People's History of the United States (Modern Classics)

Zinn, Howard

Harper Perennial Modern Classics. PAPERBACK. 0061965588 New Condition. . New.

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A People's History of the United States

Zinn, Howard

Harper Perennial Modern Classics. PAPERBACK. 0062397346 New Condition. . New.

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A People's History of the United States

Zinn, Howard

Harper. Hardcover. 0062693018 New Condition. . New.

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A People's History of the United States

Zinn, Howard

Perennial. PAPERBACK. 0582489482 New Condition. . New.

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A People's History of the United States (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)

Zinn, Howard

Harper Perennial Modern Classics. PAPERBACK. 0061965596 New Condition. . New.

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A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

2016-01-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States: The Civil War to the Present (New Press People's History)

Howard Zinn

2003-02-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present

Howard Zinn

Harper, 2003-02-04. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

1997-03-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

2015-02-02. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A People's History of the United States

Zinn, Howard

Harper. Hardcover. 0062693018 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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