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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.See all Editorial Reviews
Usually the winner writes the history. We all knew the history fed to us in High School was propaganda. Read morePublished 15 hours ago by Jack D. Menendez
Blew my mind. Every American who can read and cares about their country should read this to develop perspective.Published 16 hours ago by Paige Jacobson
This book should be required reading for high school and perhaps earlier grades. History books tend to be written only from the viewpoint of the "winners" and neglects many... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Amazon Customer
Great book!!! Shame that history is not presented this way in our school books students need to know the true. Recommend for everyone to read.Published 3 days ago by Eddy Agueros
"The People's History" should be re-named....a history of the labor movement in the US. Actually, it is two books, a history of the subjugation of the native Americans and... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Fred From Richmond