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A classic since its original landmark publicationin 1980, Howard Zinn’s A People’sHistory of the United States is the firstscholarly work to tell America’s story from thebottom up—from the point of view of, and inthe words of, America’s women, factory workers,African Americans, Native Americans, workingpoor, and immigrant laborers. From Columbus tothe Revolution to slavery and the Civil War—fromWorld War II to the election of George W. Bushand the “War on Terror”—A People’s History of theUnited States is an important and necessary contributionto a complete and balanced understandingof American history.
Howard Zinn (1922–2010) was a historian, playwright, and social activist. In addition to A People’s History of the United States, which has sold more than two million copies, he is the author of many books, including the autobiography You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train, The People Speak, and Passionate Declarations.
Fantastic book. I read it years ago and still remember a lot but I wanted to have my own copy for references. I strongly recommend it.Published 1 hour ago by xaipe
Did not notice any serious editing issues. Perhaps individuals who complained on the reader were feeling uncomfortable with the painful subject matter.Published 1 day ago by Terry O'brian Williams
There is so much wrong with this book that cannot be in a succinct review.
Over the past half-century Howard Zinn and his ideas have been a source of... Read more
The school said they have to get there own history book was mot sure if this would do but it did and she is doing well in shoolPublished 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
My daughter needed this book for school and she was very bored with it initially. Then she became very fond of it. It has a lot of interesting facts and other information.Published 7 days ago by Lataush
Most of the book feels more like an editorial or opinion page argument rather than a historical narrative. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Benjamin Parks