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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.
Eye-opening and insightful. Gives a new and previously unheard perspective on major historical events. I wish i read it in high school.Published 5 hours ago by Thomas R Loiselle
History is written from the perspective of the dominant culture, generally speaking. The title of this book tells it all--historical information is presented from the perspective... Read morePublished 3 days ago by M. Kupferschmidt
This book is very well written. I purchased it because it was an assigned reading for one of my classes in college. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Time to Tango!
A People’s History of the United States is the classic work by Professor Howard Zinn. Professor Zinn’s main thesis is that the United States was founded by rich, white males for... Read morePublished 11 days ago by John Martin