Menu
Your Cart

A People's History of the United States

A People's History of the United States
New
A People's History of the United States

THE CLASSIC NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A wonderful, splendid book--a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future. -Howard Fast

Historian Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official narrative 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, it is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of--and in the words of--America's women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, the working poor, and immigrant laborers. As Zinn shows, many of our country's greatest battles--the fights for a fair wage, an eight-hour workday, child-labor laws, health and safety standards, universal suffrage, women's rights, racial equality--were carried out at the grassroots level, against bloody resistance.

Covering Christopher Columbus's arrival through President Clinton's first term, A People's History of the United States features insightful analysis of the most important events in our history. This edition also includes an introduction by Anthony Arnove, who wrote, directed, and produced The People Speak with Zinn and who coauthored, with Zinn, Voices of a People's History of the United States.

Howard Zinn (1922-2010) was a historian, playwright, and social activist. In addition to A People's History of the United States, which has sold more than two million copies, he is the author of numerous books including The People Speak, Passionate Declarations, and the autobiography, You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train.

 

Write a review

Please login or register to review
  • Stock: 2
  • Weight: 20.00oz
  • Dimensions: 8.00in x 5.30in x 1.50in
  • ISBN: 0062397346
$21.99

NEW IN THE CATALOG

We only have four of these! This is an incense blend created by Germ if the Apprentice Tarot to be used in divination. It is a loose incense int..
$5.00
This zine seeks to think through the ways that conquest structures our worldviews and desires" digging in to difficult and complex questions arou..
$5.00
On the cusp of  a high school reunion that would not be attended by Marya, she muses about the teenage love she had with two boys: Scott and Jaso..
$5.00
I picked up 5 of these and literally only have 1 left! A full color zine for survivors of sexual assault and those that love them. This zine is bea..
$7.00
***This zine is really intense. It is a process, a magic spell, a way to be with trauma differently. It is invested in hope and possibility but it mak..
$5.00
***This zine is really intense. It is a process, a magic spell, a way to be with trauma differently. It is invested in hope and possibility but it mak..
$5.00
From the latches on our kitchen cabinets to the magnetic strips on our credit cards, we take magnetic forces for granted every day. Magnets are a rela..
$14.95
Skeletor, your favorite fantasy warlord, is back with another round of helpful, hilarious life tips. In the fully-illustrated Skeletor's Guide to ..
$6.00
Life is hard and the universe is full of awful beasts. How do you cope with modern living and kick out the blues and become a true master of your univ..
$10.00
Sometimes you can’t help falling in love but you can do something about how you get back up. This collection of 15 spells is crafted to help ..
$4.00
Rock 'n' Roll Astrology and Rituals is guide to celebrating rock 'n' roll and all the planets (and dwarf planets) in our solar system...
$4.00
An anthology edition of the memoir zine series about growing up goth in the late 1980s. Darkly funny, wildly sad, and desperately isolated. This anth..
$5.00
What if that old immortal got a bad shake? This mini parody zine gives another look at the much maligned classic movie monster. 4"x5.25",..
$1.50
Examines how the ancient customs of constructing and keeping a house formed a sacred bond between homes and their inhabitants - Shares many tales ..
$16.95
An exploration of the wild spirits that once roamed the lands and inhabited the waters and the pagan rites used to gain their good will - Explores..
$18.95
From the Publisher: A cultural history of the last forty years, The Age of American Unreason focuses on the convergence of social forces-usually..
$17.00
THE CLASSIC NATIONAL BESTSELLER A wonderful, splendid book--a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to unders..
$21.99
Summer 2020 Each issue of GIz's zine come come crafted like a gift. This issue has a hard cover of scored backer board and the zine is glued in..
$2.00
If you seek wisdom from strong, creative women, this oracle deck--which features 30 prominent female writers from literary history--will give you what..
$19.99
Who could you trust more with your future than Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia? The four leading ladies of TV's enduring sitcom The Golden Girl..
$19.95
Is it a perzine? Is it a Tarot zine? It's both! Wesley explores the Knight of Cups card through personal understanding in a friendly and enlighten..
$3.50
Is it a perzine? Is it a Tarot zine? It's both! Wesley explores the Death card through personal understanding in a friendly and enlightening way. ..
$3.50
There are only 2 of these! Get on them!..
$40.00
Stolen Sharpie Revolution red t-shirts in a variety of sizes! There is a limited number of these left!  ..
$25.00
A guide to conscious living through the moon and her phases, incorporating wellness rituals, spellwork, and witchcraft for the modern seeker. We a..
$29.99
"Witchcraft has always belonged to the outsiders and outcasts in society, yet so much of the practice enforces and adheres to the same hierarchy ..
$16.95
From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog, this "elegant and entertaining" ( The Boston Globe) explanation of how ..
$17.00
256 pages, Hardcover "Part history, part 'armchair' travelogue, Witch hunt is a captivating guide to the historic witch hunts and how ..
$24.95
A tarot deck that features inspirational women of science on the minor arcana cards, plus a guidebook with scientist biographies and other information..
$29.95
Created by Finn of Everyday Magic zine, his pocket sized numbered reflections would be great to keep in your bag or give as a gift as a reminder of wh..
$5.00
Rituals & Declarations - Volume 1, Issue 4 - Autumn 2020 Rituals & Declarations - Volume 1, Issue 4 - Autumn 2020
New Hot
Rituals & Declarations is a beautiful comp zine from the UK with a literal book spine and a figurative spine of weirdness, curiosity, found truths..
$13.00
Rituals & Declarations is a beautiful comp zine from the UK with a literal book spine and a figurative spine of weirdness, curiosity, found truths..
$13.00
NOTICE!
Current turn around for custom orders under 1,000: 2-5 business days from receiving properly formatted artwork. Please keep in mind that we are not in in the shop on Wednesdays and Thursdays.