By Howard Zinn
Since its landmark booklet in 1980, the unique background has offered greater than 1.7 million copies. greater than a winning ebook, it prompted a revolution within the manner historical past is advised, displacing the authentic 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 shiny photo shape, a so much rapid and proper bankruptcy of A People's background of yankee Empire: the tale of America's ever-growing position at the global level. Narrated via Zinn, this model opens with the occasions of 9-11 after which tracks again to discover the cycles folks expansionism from Wounded Knee to Iraq, whereas taking in international struggle I, principal the USA, Vietnam, and the Iranian revolution.
The publication 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 top historians. transferring from world-shattering occasions to at least one family's small revolutions, this can be a vintage ground-level background of the USA in a stunning new form.
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A People's History of American Empire (Graphic Adaptation) by Howard Zinn