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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.
Good sleeping material. I would much rather sleep than listen to this booooooooring recap of history. I don't know what people see in this book. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Vanessa
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 2 days 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 10 days ago by Barbara D.