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A people's history of the united states : 1492 to Present. / Howard Zinn.

Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010 (Author). Zinn, Jeff, 1949- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780061968358 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (35 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2009.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Jeff Zinn.
Summary, etc.: 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...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 962818 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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