The Twentieth Century: A People’s History

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The Twentieth Century — Containing just the twentieth-century By Howard Zinn, this revised and updated edition includes two new chapters—covering Clinton’s presidency, the 2000 Election, and the “war on terrorism.” [Publisher’s description.]

Published by HarperCollins, 1984; 1998; updated 2003.

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Table of Contents

Preface • p. vii

    • The Empire and the People • p. 1
    • The Socialist Challenge • p. 31
    • War Is the Health of the State • p. 77
    • Self-Help In Hard Times • p. 99
    • A People’s War? • p. 137
    • “Or Does It Explode?” • p. 182
    • The Impossible Victory: Vietnam • p. 213
    • Surprises • p. 255
    • The Seventies: Under Control? • p. 301
    • Carter-Reagan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus • p. 328
    • The Unreported Resistance • p. 376
    • The Coming Revolt of the Guards • p. 413
    • The Clinton Presidency • p. 426
    • The 2000 Election and the “War On Terrorism” • p. 466

Bibliography • p. 476

Index • p. 489