A Young Peoples History of the U.S. - volume one
It is only right that the history of a nation that was built by slaves, immigrants, workers, and women-and wrested from Native Americans-be told from the point of view of these primary sources. Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States has sold one and a half million copies and inaugurated a new kind of history book. Now, here is the long-awaited, two-volume, affordably-priced, young-adult version of the history book that influenced a generation. Volume One begins with a look at Columbus's arrival through the eyes of the Arawak Indians and leads the reader through the wars and rebellions of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries to the strikes of the industrial age. Volume Two guides the reader through the twentieth century, including the war on terror that is among the forces shaping the United States today. Hardcover 5.5 x 8 in.: May 2007, 192 pages, 50 Illustrations. The Library Journal calls it "A brilliant and moving history of the American people."