Cartoon History of the United States (Paperback)

By Larry Gonick

William Morrow & Company, 9780062730985, 400pp.

Publication Date: August 14, 1991



What? You don't know what a Burgess is? -- You can't outline the Monroe Doctrine? -- Recall the 14th Amendment? -- Explain the difference between a sputnik and a beatnik?

Then you need The Cartoon History of the United Statesto fill those gaps. From the first English colonies to the Gulf War and the S&L debacle, Larry Gonick spells it all out from his unique cartoon perspective.