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By Howard Zinn,Mike Konopacki,Paul Buhle

Adapted from the bestselling grassroots heritage of the USA, the tale of the United States on this planet, informed in comics form

Since its landmark book in 1980, A People's heritage of the United States has had six new variations, offered greater than 1.7 million copies, turn into required lecture room analyzing through the nation, and been changed into an acclaimed play. greater than a winning ebook, A People's History brought on a revolution within the manner historical past is informed, displacing the authentic models with their emphasis on nice males in excessive locations to chronicle occasions as they have been lived, from the ground up.

Now Howard Zinn, historian Paul Buhle, and cartoonist Mike Konopacki have collaborated to retell, in brilliant comics shape, a such a lot quick and proper bankruptcy of A People's History: the centuries-long tale of America's activities on the planet. Narrated by way of Zinn, this model opens with the occasions of September 11 after which jumps again to discover the cycles of U.S. expansionism from Wounded Knee to Iraq, preventing alongside the best way at global battle I, relevant the USA, Vietnam, and the Iranian revolution. The e-book additionally follows the tale of Zinn, the son of bad Jewish immigrants, from his youth within the Brooklyn slums to his function as considered one of America's prime historians.

Shifting from world-shattering occasions to at least one family's small revolutions, A People's background of yankee Empire offers the vintage ground-level heritage of the United States in a blinding new form.

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