Thursday, May 8

A People's History of the United States - Howard Zinn (1980)


Wikipedia - "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 American history through the eyes of the common people rather than political and economic elites. ... Reviews have been mixed. Some have called it a brilliant tool for advancing the cause of social equality. Others have called the book a revisionist patchwork containing errors. In a 1998 interview, Zinn said he had set 'quiet revolution' as his goal for writing A People's History. 'Not a revolution in the classical sense of a seizure of power, but rather from people beginning to take power from within the institutions. In the workplace, the workers would take power to control the conditions of their lives.'"
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A People's History Of The United States by Howard Zinn. Presented by History Is A Weapon. A Note and Disclaimer are below.
Voices of a People's History of the US: Bringing history to life
YouTube: A People's History of American Empire by Howard Zinn. Narrated by Viggo Mortensen., Conversations with History 42:21, Three Holy Wars 36:49

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