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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.
The other side and more truthful side of the story! They wouldn't dare teach this in school! Except perhaps in the more exclusive colleges attended by the privileged class.Published 3 days ago by Sharon Barry
Great book read it, then read it again, then read it again, then pass it on to someone else. This book is a wondrous that is written from a great historian that always wrote about... Read morePublished 6 days ago by cerwin2
Book came on time and invert good shape. Great book as I am sing American history from another vantage point.Published 6 days ago by Linda Aue
This book is a true American Treasure! America is revealed with warts and all, not the usual white wash or emphasis on the elite. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Darren Geddie