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A classic since its original landmark publication in 1980, Howard Zinns A Peoples History of the United States is the first scholarly work to tell Americas story from the bottom upfrom the point of view of, and in the words of, Americas women, factory workers, African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. From Columbus to the Revolution to slavery and the Civil Warfrom World War II to the election of George W. Bush and the War on TerrorA Peoples History of the United States is an important and necessary contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of 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.