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A People's History of the United States - Howard Zinn

£24.99

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A People's History of the United States is a 1980 non-fiction book by American historian and political scientist Howard Zinn. In the book, Zinn seeks to present an alternate interpretation of the history of the United States. According to the author, American history is to a large extent the exploitation of the majority by an elite minority.

A People's History has been assigned as reading in many high schools and colleges across the United States. It has also resulted in a change in the focus of historical work, which now includes stories that previously were ignored. The book was a runner-up in 1980 for the National Book Award. It has been frequently revised, with the most recent edition covering events through 2005. In 2003, Zinn was awarded the Prix des Amis du Monde Diplomatique for the French version of this book, Une histoire populaire des États-Unis. More than two million copies have been sold.

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Author(s):
Howard Zinn
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
058229472x
Number of pages:
675
Publisher:
Longman
Title:
A People's History of the United States

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A People's History of the United States is a 1980 non-fiction book by American historian and political scientist Howard Zinn. In the book, Zinn seeks to present an alternate interpretation of the history of the United States. According to the author, American history is to a large extent the exploitation of the majority by an elite minority.

A People's History has been assigned as reading in many high schools and colleges across the United States. It has also resulted in a change in the focus of historical work, which now includes stories that previously were ignored. The book was a runner-up in 1980 for the National Book Award. It has been frequently revised, with the most recent edition covering events through 2005. In 2003, Zinn was awarded the Prix des Amis du Monde Diplomatique for the French version of this book, Une histoire populaire des États-Unis. More than two million copies have been sold.

Author(s):
Howard Zinn
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
058229472x
Number of pages:
675
Publisher:
Longman
Title:
A People's History of the United States

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