Howard Zinn is a historian, playwright, and social activist. He was a shipyard worker and Air Force bombardier before he went to college under the GI Bill and received his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has taught at Spelman College and Boston University, and has been a visiting professor at the University of Paris and the University of Bologna. He has received the Thomas Merton Award, the Eugene V. Debs Award, the Upton Sinclair Award, and the Lannan Literary Award. He lives in Auburndale, Massachusetts.
Anyone who wants to know the peoples version of the USA this is must read book.Published 6 months ago by Hart Engel
What an excellent history of all things truthful for a country built on myth and disinformation.Published 9 months ago by Mike Noonan
This book narrows the human condition expressed in the book, Peoples History of the World, to the history of the People of The United States. Read morePublished 17 months ago by ROBERT F WATSON
A honest account of history by a wonderful man. Highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the true origins of the american empire.Published on April 5 2013 by david skripac
There are a lot of things that we do not know about America. Does this book make me dislike the country that I grew up in? Absolutely not! Read morePublished on Jan. 2 2010 by H. David Palmer
I had always had my doubts that some of the history, as it appeared in the educational text books, was not quite as written. The U.S. Read morePublished on Sept. 10 2009 by Gerrit Boonstra
This is among the worse history book I have ever read on the History of the United States.Just pinpointed the cruelty of White People inflicting on natives and color people like... Read morePublished on Nov. 5 2007 by LANG NUNG LARRY MAN
Like several fellow reviewers, this text was assigned to me for a university American history class. Read morePublished on May 19 2007 by Andrew Dagley
I have read the book and have seen Mr. Zinn on C-Span and have come to the conclusion that this is another Chomskey liberal gasbag that blames America for much of what is wrong in... Read morePublished on Feb. 4 2007 by Mike K.