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A Young People's History of the United States: Revised and Updated (For Young People Series)

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A Young People's History of the United States: Revised and Updated (For Young People Series)

By  Howard Zinn , Adapted by  Rebecca Stefoff , Contributions by  Ed Morales
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A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, enslaved people, immigrants, women, Black people, Latino Americans, Asian Americans, American Indians, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people.

Beginning with a look at Christopher Columbus’s arrival through the eyes of the Arawak Indians, then leading the reader through the struggles for workers’ rights, women’s rights, and civil rights during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and ending with the current protests against continued American imperialism, Zinn presents a radical new way of understanding America’s history. In so doing, he reminds readers that America’s true greatness is shaped by our dissident voices, not our military generals.

A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The People Speak, the film adapted from A People's History of the United States and Voices of a People’s History of the United States.

The visionary historical work of professor and activist HOWARD ZINN (1922–2010) is widely considered one of the most important and influential of our era. After his experience as a bombardier in World War II, Zinn became convinced that there could no longer be such a thing as a “just war,” because the vast majority of victims in modern warfare are, increasingly, innocent civilians. In his books, including A People’s History of the United States, its companion volumeVoices of a People’s History of the United States, and countless other titles, Zinn affirms the power of the people to influence the course of events.

REBECCA STEFOFF is the author of more than 100 nonfiction books for children and young adults, and she has adapted several best-selling history books for younger readers.

ISBN: 9781644212516

ISBN-10: 9781644212516

Publisher: Triangle Square

Publication Date: 01/03/2023 - 12:00am

On Sale: 01/03/2023 - 12:00am

Pages: 544

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States

Young Adult Nonfiction / Social Topics / Civil & Human Rights

Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 19th Century