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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.
Provides perspective and, more importantly, sources for a more complete record of our history.Published 9 hours ago by Steven Reichenstein
a classic for a friend's gift. should be required reading for allPublished 6 days ago by Philomena Bliss
This was a gift for a friend. She loved it and referenced it for her school project.Published 7 days ago by D. Gutierrez
I share Zinn's sense of wanting to know the underside of history, what has been left out of the toe-the-line histories that leave out the common person. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Bean
Howard Zinn was not a scholar. He wrote populist fiction, more accurately dubbed "revisionist history", that appeals to the masses' proclivity for "conspiracy... Read morePublished 12 days ago by athrillofhope
All I'll say is this is a must read. I read a chapter a night. Eye opening. This particular edition has two additional important chapters. A MUST READ.Published 13 days ago by Ray F. Longaker Jr.