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A People's History of the United States

1492 to Present
Audiobook

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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Publisher: HarperCollins Edition: Unabridged
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OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780061968358
  • File size: 985927 KB
  • Release date: December 13, 2009
  • Duration: 34:11:14

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780061968358
  • File size: 985927 KB
  • Release date: December 13, 2009
  • Duration: 34:11:14
  • Number of parts: 35


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History Nonfiction

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English

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.


Expand title description text
  • Details

    Publisher:
    HarperCollins
    Edition:
    Unabridged

    Awards:

    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    ISBN: 9780061968358
    File size: 985927 KB
    Release date: December 13, 2009
    Duration: 34:11:14

    MP3 audiobook
    ISBN: 9780061968358
    File size: 985927 KB
    Release date: December 13, 2009
    Duration: 34:11:14
    Number of parts: 35

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    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    MP3 audiobook
  • Languages
    English
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