The Other Civil War: Slavery and Struggle in Civil War America
ISBN: 006207900X
EAN13: 9780062079008
Language: English
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 7.00" L x 5.00" W
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
The Other Civil War offers historian and activist Howard Zinn's view of the social and civil background of the American Civil War--a view that is rarely provided in standard historical texts. Drawn from his New York Times bestseller A People's History of the United States , this set of essays recounts the history of American labor, free and not free, in the years leading up to and during the Civil War. He offers an alternative yet necessary account of the terrible nation-defining speech.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover The Other Civil War offers historian and activist Howard Zinn's view of the social and civil background of the American Civil War--a view that is rarely provided in standard historical texts. Drawn from his New York Times bestseller A People's History of the United States , this set of essays recounts the history of American labor, free and not free, in the years leading up to and during the Civil War. He offers an alternative yet necessary account of that terrible nation-defining epoch.