A People's History of American Empire: The American Empire by Howard Zinn,Mike Konopacki,Paul Buhle

By Howard Zinn,Mike Konopacki,Paul Buhle

Adapted from the bestselling grassroots historical past of the us, the tale of the United States on this planet, instructed in comics form

Since its landmark e-book in 1980, A People's heritage of the United States has had six new versions, bought greater than 1.7 million copies, turn into required lecture room studying through the state, and been became an acclaimed play. greater than a winning booklet, A People's History prompted a revolution within the means historical past is informed, displacing the legitimate types with their emphasis on nice males in excessive areas 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 bright comics shape, a such a lot instant and correct bankruptcy of A People's History: the centuries-long tale of America's activities on this planet. Narrated by means 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 warfare I, critical the United States, 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 position as one among America's major historians.

Shifting from world-shattering occasions to 1 family's small revolutions, A People's background of yank Empire offers the vintage ground-level background of the United States in a stunning new form.

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