By Howard Zinn,Mike Konopacki,Paul Buhle
Adapted from the bestselling grassroots historical past of the U.S., the tale of the USA on the planet, informed in comics form
Since its landmark booklet in 1980, A People's heritage of the United States has had six new versions, bought greater than 1.7 million copies, develop into required lecture room examining in the course of the nation, and been became an acclaimed play. greater than a profitable ebook, A People's History brought on a revolution within the approach background is advised, displacing the respectable 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 so much rapid 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 international battle I, critical the US, Vietnam, and the Iranian revolution. The booklet additionally follows the tale of Zinn, the son of terrible Jewish immigrants, from his adolescence within the Brooklyn slums to his function as one in all America's major historians.
Shifting from world-shattering occasions to 1 family's small revolutions, A People's heritage of yankee Empire offers the vintage ground-level historical past of the US in a stunning new form.
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