- Paperback: 512 pages
- Publisher: Harper Perennial; 1 edition (February 4, 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0060530340
- ISBN-13: 978-0060530341
- Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.8 x 8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 50 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #61,151 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Twentieth Century: A People's History 1st Edition
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About the Author
Howard Zinn (1922–2010) was a historian, playwright, and social activist. In addition to A People’s History of the United States, which has sold more than two million copies, he is the author of many books, including the autobiography You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train, The People Speak, and Passionate Declarations.
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Despite all the above, his approach, sometimes, becomes difficult to read. This is probably due to the fact that I am much more used to reading normal history and have lost my capability to hear just the peoples' voices. As the broader context is not very clear, I sometimes felt that the trees were robbing me of the forest. His premise is proved in a short while, the repetition of further evidence is difficult to sustain interest in.