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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 am sorry this view of American History was not presented in schoolPublished 1 day ago by Creighton English
A must read for any one who wants to know the truth about America's history.Published 4 days ago by S. Zachow
This teaches about a lot of history through minorities. It's sad that some conservatives have turned this book into a left leaning learning material with a release of their own. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Robert D. Kelly
Mostly fiction trying to pass as history. The communist author has an agenda, of course he hates America and wrote his own fiction as history.Published 8 days ago by FL-Colonel
I was branded a communist by a fellow for reading this book, but being a forgiving soul and not a rightwing fanatic I blew it off. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Arkansas Red
This book is packed with information that is barely touched on in traditional history classes. I found it very interesting and eye-opening.Published 10 days ago by Storyhawk