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Professor Zinn has written an easy-to-read, very comprehensive history and herstory from the points of view of people who have not really been heard, including (but not limited to) native Americans, people of color, females, immigrants from all over the world and the not-so-wealthy-or-powerful.
He exposes what has actually occurred and occurring, although much of this information is carefully NOT taught or even mentioned in most of the schools and media in the U.S. (I guess it's not considered polite to acknowlege any mistakes!) It is very well-documented and fascinating reading.
Virtually every paragraph will have your jaw dropping and your mind boggling, but this book should be… Read more