By Howard Zinn

Since its landmark ebook in 1980, the unique background has offered greater than 1.7 million copies. greater than a profitable ebook, it prompted a revolution within the means heritage is advised, displacing the legit types 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 bright picture shape, a such a lot instant and proper bankruptcy of A People's background of yankee Empire: the tale of America's ever-growing position at the international degree. Narrated by means of Zinn, this model opens with the occasions of Sep 11 after which tracks again to discover the cycles folks expansionism from Wounded Knee to Iraq, whereas taking in international conflict I, principal the USA, Vietnam, and the Iranian revolution.

The publication additionally follows the tale of Zinn, the son of terrible Jewish immigrants, from his early life within the Brooklyn slums to his function as one in every of America's prime historians. moving from world-shattering occasions to at least one family's small revolutions, it is a vintage ground-level historical past of the USA in a stunning new form.

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