A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn

A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn with Anthony Arnove (Contributor)

729 pages first pub 1980 (editions)

nonfiction history politics reference informative reflective medium-paced


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, a...

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informative 96%
challenging 57%
reflective 55%
inspiring 21%
sad 20%
dark 17%
hopeful 15%
emotional 14%
tense 4%
adventurous 2%


slow 69%
medium 26%
fast 4%

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