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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.
As historian, I can truly say this book distorts facts and bends the truths. Unlike thousands of years of dictatorships that have conquered nations and acquired wealth empire... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Alberto Salazar
Irreplaceable volume to challenge the version of U.S. history where we are defined by who we are not the monetary value visited upon us by those in power and the corporations. Mr. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Daniel H.
What can you say about this that hasn't been said? A must read. This is my 3rd copy (other two have been loaned out and never returned!)Published 5 days ago by Earthgrrl
A totally skewed perspective of American history. If you want to know what the extreme leftists think of America this book is a must. Read morePublished 8 days ago by G. Hathaway
I picked up this book because I love reading history. I also love reading history that is controversial but controversial because it makes people uncomfortable with the truth. Read morePublished 8 days ago by The Best Out West