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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.
This is not history; it is, at best, historical fiction, representing itself as history. It was written by someone with an agenda, who has chosen not to allow his storytelling be... Read morePublished 10 hours ago by vergeht
The best history of this country I've ever seen -- no glazing over difficult issues. Howard Zinn is not only a historian but a superb writer. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Barbara D.
an eye opening book that offers history from a non governmental point of view.Published 10 days ago by Frederick Mazie
I wanted a great book on the history of this Country and what made it the way it is now. I bought the audio book and after listening i for a couple days i realized i got a biased,... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Ksoccer45
This book is perfect for Occupiers and Neo-Marxists. Anyone with a class-warfare perspective will appreciate the effort Zinn does to show the history of the lower classes being... Read morePublished 11 days ago by K. F. Pete