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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.
A totally skewed perspective of American history. If you want to know what the extreme leftists think of America this book is a must. Read morePublished 1 day ago by G. Hathaway
I picked up this book because I love reading history. I also love reading history that is controversial but controversial because it makes people uncomfortable with the truth. Read morePublished 2 days ago by The Best Out West
Unfiltered American History - Zinn shows time & time again that the power is in the people. The great thing about America is that normal everyday people fought & continue to fight... Read morePublished 4 days ago by John V
Should be required reading in Jr high or High schools nationwide.Published 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
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