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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.
I neglected to notice this language in the description: "Highlights from the 20th Century." The CD is far too limited in scope to be much value to a high school history... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Lorin Labardee
No footnotes. The book is a hate America book. Sadly it is used as a K-12 textbook. America is not perfect, but think for yourselves. We could have exterminated all Indians. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Kurt L. Olney
Always impressed by Zinn's History. I purchased this book long ago, and can re read it over and over!Published 11 days ago by Carla