Professor Zinn writes with an enthusiasm rarely encountered in the leaden prose of academic history, and his text is studded with telling quotations from labor leaders, war resisters, and fugitive slaves. There are vivid descriptions of events that are usually ignored. . . a reversal of perspectives, a reshuffling of heroes and villains. -- New York Times Book Review
About the Author
Renowned historian Howard Zinn was the author of numerous books, including A People’s History of the United States, the award-winning Declarations of Independence, and Failure to Quit, as well as the memoir You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train and the play Marx in Soho.
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