Book :: A People's History of the United States

A People's History of the United States
By: Howard Zinn
Pages: 768
Published: 1980
Genre(s): History
Politics
American
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Since its original landmark publication in 1980, A People's History of the United States has been chronicling American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official version of history taught in schools -- with its emphasis on great men in high places -- to focus on the street, the home, and the, workplace. Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's...

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I took my time savoring this wonderful tome! Not the history I was taught and Zinn's presentation was captivating, mind expanding and, oh, so relevant today! I purposely waited to finish so this would be my 523'd milestone book. Counting down to 623....

Nov 15th, 2017

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A must read for every critical thinker.

Jan 27th, 2014

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