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Young people"s history of our country by Edward Sylvester Ellis

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Published by Lee and Shephard in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States -- History.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsE178.3 .E468
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 492 p.
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23371455M
LC Control Number98000724

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  In the most profound sense, this is a people's history of our country. Takaki shows what has torn us apart, yet what knits us together. This young people's version of A Different Mirror will introduce a new generation to Takaki's pathbreaking scholarship." —Bill Bigelow, curriculum editor, Rethinking Schools, and co-director, Zinn Education Brand: Seven Stories Press. Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History of the United States is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of -- and in the words of -- America's women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including /5(K). Books shelved as young-peoples: The Maze Runner by James Dashner, The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman, The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman, Mockingjay by. Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff. A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, 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.