The Resource Zinn for beginners, (ebook)

Zinn for beginners, (ebook)

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Zinn for beginners
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Zinn for beginners
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eng
Summary
Zinn For Beginners describes the life and work of the most vital historian of our time. Howard Zinn led a revolution in the writing of history by telling the story not from the standpoint of conquerors and rulers, but from the side of the ordinary people who always bear the brunt of the ambitions of tyrants. Zinn tells the story of Columbus' discovery of America from the standpoint of the native people whose hands Columbus cut off to terrorize them into giving him gold. He tells the story of the Civil War not from the point of view of the great generals who directed the slaughter, but from that of the slaves and from the ordinary people who gave up their lives in the struggle. It tells of the Spanish-American War from the point of view of Mark Twain, who wrote, "When the smoke was over, the dead buried, and the cost of the war came back to the people... it suddenly dawned on us that the cause of the Spanish-American war was the price of sugar... that the lives, blood, and money of the American people were used to protect the interest of the American capitalists."Howard Zinn's fresh look at history has earned him a devoted following. Zinn For Beginners tells the story of where Zinn came from, what events shaped his life, and walks through the main points of his major works
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Midwest
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Cogswell, David
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973.07202
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Zinn, Howard
  • Zinn, Howard
  • Historians
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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Zinn for beginners, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781939994257
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11769455
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remote
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11769455
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MWT11769455
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Zinn for beginners, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781939994257
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11769455
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11769455
System control number
MWT11769455
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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