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|| Narrator: Jeff Zinn.
|| 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...
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