A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present, Howard Zinn
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A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present

Author: Howard Zinn

Narrator: Jeff Zinn

Unabridged: 34 hr 10 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Harper Audio

Published: 12/13/2009

Genre: History - United States

Synopsis

For much of his life, historian Howard Zinn has been chronicling American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official version 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, Zinn's A People's History of the United States is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of -- and in the words of -- its women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. Here we learn that many of our country's greatest battles -- labor laws, women's rights, racial equality -- were carried out at the grassroots level, against steel-willed resistance. This edition of A People's History of the United States features insightful analysis of some of the most important events in this country in the past one hundred years.Featuring a preface and afterword read by the author himself, this audio continues Howard Zinn's important contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of American history.

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