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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.
Could not be a more leftist, biased opinion of our wonderful country's history. Would not recommend due to its extreme bias.Published 1 day ago by Matt
Absolutely the best read and reference book and history educator can possess. It should be mandatory reading for every high school social studies class.Published 1 day ago by Rick Carpenter
This is a whole lot of book to read. Spoiler alert: this book is mainly the joyous plaything of pseudo-intellectual college sophomores who always love stickin' it to the man. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Glaublich
Wow. Thank you, Mr. Zinn. I will always be grateful to you for this book.Published 4 days 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 5 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 9 days ago by Amos Smith
Thank you ! I really enjoyed reading this informative BookPublished 10 days ago by Professor Ellis Fowler
What you wish you learned in school; The truth! Very well written. Rest in Peace, Howard Zinn.Published 10 days ago by itriedit