A People S History Of Chicago

Author: Kevin Coval
ISBN: 9781608466719
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Named "Best Chicago Poet" by The Chicago Reader, Kevin Coval channels Howard Zinn to celebrate the Windy City's hidden history.

A People S History Of Modern Europe

Author: William A. Pelz
Publisher: Pluto Press (UK)
ISBN: 9780745332468
Size: 57.52 MB
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From the monarchical terror of the Middle Ages to the mangled Europe of the twenty-first century, A People's History of Modern Europe tells the history of the continent through the deeds of those whom mainstream history tries to forget ...

A People S History Of Environmentalism In The United States

Author: Chad Montrie
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441198687
Size: 53.55 MB
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conditions there, and talking with residents of the South Side's University of
Chicago settlement house (middle- and upper-class reformers who had moved
into the area to help address its many problems). After the research, he went
back to New York City and traced out the story of a hard-pressed family that was
a composite of what he learned about numerous, actual experiences. Sinclair's
exposé also prompted observers with different political views to make their own
assessment, ...

A People S History Of The United States

Author: Howard Zinn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317325303
Size: 30.74 MB
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Every railroad in Chicago stopped running, and most of the industries in Chicago
were paralyzed. The stockyards were closed down. A “Citizens' Committee” of
businessmen met daily to map strategy in Chicago. The state militia had been
called out, the police were ready, and the Chicago Mail on May 1 asked that
Albert Parsons and August Spies, the anarchist leaders of the International
Working People's Association, be watched. “Keep them in view. Hold them
personally ...

A People S History Of The Supreme Court

Author: Peter Irons
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101503133
Size: 10.44 MB
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Baltimore, St. Louis, Chicago, and Pittsburgh. Pitched battles erupted between
strikers and soldiers, with deadly results. In Pittsburgh, twentyfour people (
including four soldiers) died in fighting around Union Depot; the day after police
in Chicago shot and killed three strikers, Zinn recounts, “an armed crowd of five
thousand fought the police. The police fired again and again, and when it was
over, and the dead were counted, they were, as usual, workingmen and boys,
eighteen of them, ...

A People S History Of The Peculiar

Author: Nick Belardes
Publisher: Cleis Press
ISBN: 1936740834
Size: 42.66 MB
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Why We Fought: America's Wars in Film and History. Lexington, KY: Univer- sity
Press of Kentucky, 2008. Skinner, Kiron K., Anderson, Annelise, and Anderson,
Martin, eds. Reagan: A Life in Letters. New York: Free Press, 2003. Stuhlmann,
Gunther, ed. A Literate Passion: Letters of Anaïs Nin and Henry Miller, 1932–
1953. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987. Szczeklik, Andrzej.
Catharsis: On the Art ofMedicine. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Thompson, Kristin.

Graveyards Of Chicago

Author: Matt Hucke
Publisher: Lake Claremont Press
ISBN: 9780964242647
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Cemeteries are in the metropolitan Chicago area.

A People S History Of World War Ii

Author: Marc Favreau
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595586342
Size: 19.86 MB
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The World s Most Destructive Conflict, As Told By the People Who Lived Through
It Marc Favreau. the rest of the world. The Americans can't do it. Even if Germany
loses the war, we'll win the peace, because we alone control this powerful
weapon.” When we read this, we laughed out loud. The work at Chicago was
becoming more and more an engineeringjob. The plant at Hanford was ready to
go by the summer of'44. I was scheduled to head out there with Fermi to work up
this ...

A People S History Of The Civil War

Author: David Williams
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1595587470
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Chicago was one of the most dangerous cities in the country for draft agents,
especially the city's Third Ward. In an elitist dig at the area's poor residents and at
its rival newspaper, the Chicago Times, the Weekly Tribune wrote that residents
of the Third Ward were “the lowest, most ignorant, depraved and besotted rabble
that can be found in the city. Fights, rows, and even murders are not infrequent
among them, and after nightfall it is unsafe for any person to pass through the
locality ...