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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.
Wow. Thank you, Mr. Zinn. I will always be grateful to you for this book.Published 1 day ago by IdahoGirl
A very interesting dystopian fiction. I'd have to say the America portrayed in this piece is very similar to a socialist state or a Marxist dictatorship. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Brett
In our highly divisive and stratified society of winners and losers I think it’s important for us to connect with the losers, to overcome our aversion to “losers,” loss, and... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Amos Smith
Thank you ! I really enjoyed reading this informative BookPublished 7 days ago by Professor Ellis Fowler
What you wish you learned in school; The truth! Very well written. Rest in Peace, Howard Zinn.Published 8 days ago by Alia
another must read in order to understand this nation, its culture and the trajectory of its future.Published 13 days ago by charles peck