By Howard Zinn

Since its landmark ebook in 1980, the unique background has offered greater than 1.7 million copies. greater than a profitable e-book, it brought on a revolution within the manner heritage is instructed, 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.

Historians Howard Zinn and Paul Buhle and cartoonist Mike Konopacki have collaborated to retell, in vivid picture shape, a so much rapid and suitable bankruptcy of A People's background of yankee Empire: the tale of America's ever-growing position at the global degree. Narrated via Zinn, this model opens with the occasions of September 11 after which tracks again to discover the cycles people expansionism from Wounded Knee to Iraq, whereas taking in global warfare I, significant the USA, Vietnam, and the Iranian revolution.

The ebook additionally follows the tale of Zinn, the son of negative Jewish immigrants, from his youth within the Brooklyn slums to his function as one in every of America's major historians. transferring from world-shattering occasions to 1 family's small revolutions, it is a vintage ground-level background of the US in a stunning new form.

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