A People's History of the United States

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Harper Collins, Nov 2, 2010 - History - 768 pages
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A classic since its original landmark publication in 1980, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is the first scholarly work to tell America’s story from the bottom up—from the point of view of, and in the words of, America’s women, factory workers, African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. From Columbus to the Revolution to slavery and the Civil War—from World War II to the election of George W. Bush and the “War on Terror”—A People’s History of the United States is an important and necessary contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of American history.

 

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There are many books about the history of the United States, so why read Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States? The simple answer is: the approach is different from what other ... Read full review

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I don't know that I'll ever be able to read this book cover-to-cover, but Howard Zinn's take on US history is enlightening (while exhaustive). Read full review

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Contents

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IV
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V
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VI
103
VII
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VIII
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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.

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