Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

by Howard Zinn, Anthony Arnove
     
 

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Selected testimonies to living history—speeches, letters, poems, songs—offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. 

New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her

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Selected testimonies to living history—speeches, letters, poems, songs—offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. 

New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her 35-year prison sentence); Naomi Klein, speaking from the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Liberty Square; a member of Dream Defenders, a youth organization that confronts systemic racial inequality; members of the Undocumented Youth movement, who occupied, marched, and demonstrated in support of the DREAM Act; a member of the Day Laborers movement; Chicago Teachers Union strikers; and several critics of the Obama administration, including Glenn Greenwald, on governmental secrecy.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609805937
Publisher:
Seven Stories Press
Publication date:
12/23/2014
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

The visionary historical work of professor, historian, and activist HOWARD ZINN (1922-2010) is widely considered one of the most important and influential of our era. In his books, including the legendary best-selling A People's History of the United States and numerous other titles, Zinn affirms the power of the people to influence the course of events.

ANTHONY ARNOVE is the author of Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal, editor of Iraq Under Siege and The Essential Chomsky, and coauthor, with Howard Zinn, of Voices of A People's History of the United States and Terrorism and War.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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