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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. His many books include A People's History of the United States, which has sold more than two million copies.
I have a Bachelor's degree focused on history and public policy, as well as a Law degree. In every stage of my education, I have insured that the study of American History was... Read morePublished 2 days ago by matthew selge
This is one of the lucid American history books I've read. I recommend it for those who wish to understand the meanings behind the facts and events of our country.Published 4 days ago by Jan Walkenhorst
As a young man in college it was a very satisfying and almost a "needed book" to read! It helped make sense of the direction and state our society is in at the moment and... Read morePublished 9 days ago by L.w.
Here is a book that will open your eyes and heart. It really is a people's history. Every page brings someone to life who lived and built American and was a worker.... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Ghosha Maffei
Every Nation has a " Selection " of " Histories" , that purport to be the Truth.
Zinn's book shows that from Shirer to " Hollywood " , Truth exists ,... Read more
Yes, a social activist but also a socialist with a tendancy to re-write history without appropriately reflecting all associated views - not recommendedPublished 13 days ago by Bruce W. Wells
Every unbiased student of American History should read this book. It takes some of the "whitewash" off of our history, and
I believe , tells a more accurate story of... Read more