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Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People’s History isthe only volume to tell America’s story from the point of view of—and in the wordsof—America’s women, African-Americans, Native Americans, working poor, andimmigrant laborers. Here we learn that many of our country’s greatest battles—childlaborlaws, women’s rights, racial equality—were carried out at the grass roots level,against bloody resistance.
Revised and updated with new chapters on Clinton’s presidency, the 2000 Election,and the “War on Terrorism,” A People’s History of the United States featuresinsightful analysis of the most important events in our 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.
About the Reader: Matt Damon
Matt Damon's film career has including starring roles in Good Will Hunting (which he co-wrote), The Rainmaker, Saving Private Ryan, The Talented Mr. Ripley, and the upcoming All the Pretty Horses. He is currently producing the TV mini-series on A People's History of the United States.
This book is written NOT by the victors of war but the victims and the witnesses. It is one of the best history books I have ever read. Read morePublished 23 hours ago by anonymous
The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. But ultimately there's not much you can do about it.Published 1 day ago by A. Levine
A fantastic history book that is (for the most part) unbiased and makes reading history interesting. Shipped quick and came on the day predicted.Published 1 day ago by Amber
This is a very good and very factual book about the history of the United States. This book points out a lot of areas where traditional history textbooks give a one-sided version... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Chocolate
Absolutely horrendous. This book tries to be scholarly, and present itself as a legit source for factual information, but it leaves you with the feeling that you're being... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Joe