Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A Peoples History is the only volume to tell Americas story from the point of view ofand in the words ofAmericas women, African-Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. Here we learn that many of our countrys greatest battleschildlabor laws, womens rights, racial equalitywere carried out at the grass roots level, against bloody resistance.
Revised and updated with new chapters on Clintons presidency, the 2000 Election, and the War on Terrorism, A Peoples History of the United States features insightful analysis of the most important events in our 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.