Voices Of A People\'s History Of The United States

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Voices of a People's History of the United States

Here in their own words are Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr., Plough Jogger, Sacco and Vanzetti, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Twain, and Malcolm X, to name just a few of the hundreds of voices that appear in Voices of a People's History of the United States, edited by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove.
Paralleling the twenty-four chapters of Zinn's A People's History of the United States, Voices of a People’s History is the long-awaited companion volume to the national bestseller. For Voices, Zinn and Arnove have selected testimonies to living history—speeches, letters, poems, songs—left by the people who make history happen but who usually are left out of history books—women, workers, nonwhites. Zinn has written short introductions to the texts, which range in length from letters or poems of less than a page to entire speeches and essays that run several pages. Voices of a People’s History is a symphony of our nation’s original voices, rich in ideas and actions, the embodiment of the power of civil disobedience and dissent wherein lies our nation’s true spirit of defiance and resilience.

Specifications of Voices of a People's History of the United States

GENERAL
AuthorHoward Zinn, Anthony Arnove
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition2
ISBN-101583229167
ISBN-139781583229163
PublisherSeven Stories Press
Number Of Pages672
Publication Date2009-01-03
DIMENSIONS
Height8.25 inch.
Length5.5 inch.
Width1.68 inch.
Weight1.75 pounds.

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