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Review: A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

User Review  - Terry - Goodreads

"Never looked around, never second-guessed / then I read some Howard Zinn, now I'm always depressed" --NOFX, "Franco Un-American" (2003) This felt like two books to me. The first two-thirds is a ... Read full review

Review: A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

User Review  - Monty Wildhack - Goodreads

"You're a big boy now and you need to learn about WHAT THEY HAVEN'T TOLD YOU IN SCHOOL!"--Howard Zinn. Read full review

Review: A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

User Review  - Preston Kutney - Goodreads

I had similar feelings about this book as I did for Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein, only more so. The rhetoric is THICK - probably edging into propaganda territory. Zinn is obviously biased ... Read full review

Review: A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

User Review  - stuart - Goodreads

All in it was good. It was a pain in the ass to read the way he relentlessly provides example upon example upon example, but I believe it was largely factual. I like to think there's a greatness to ... Read full review

Review: A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

User Review  - AR Zander - Goodreads

It's a very insightful book, if a bit overly long. I think it demonstrates well that history is not a singular event, but more a collection of viewpoints, and can be spun any way the historian likes ... Read full review

Review: A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

If someone were only going to read one US History textbook, then it shouldn't be this one. If, on the other hand, someone were going to read many US History textbooks, then this should definitely be ... Read full review

Review: A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

User Review  - Murali Behara - Goodreads

Every sentence and every passage in the book oozes difficult and negative experiences, which makes this very tedious to read. Can be quite depressing at times and has the power to turn one into a ... Read full review

Review: A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

User Review  - Mark Reed - Goodreads

Interesting, but an extremely heavy liberal bias (as the author admits). Worthwhile to look at our history from the perspective of the underdog and oppressed, but it gets monotonous at times. Read full review

Review: A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

User Review  - drake - Goodreads

other reviews probably cover all the reasons people should read the book. offers counter-narratives to the sanitized, pro-Manifest-Destiny version of us history typically presented in high school ... Read full review

Review: A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

I am forever reading this. It's slow-going during the wars for me. Read full review


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