Voices Of A People's History Of The United States

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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 voices that appear here.

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Paralleling the twenty-four chapters of Zinnís 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.

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Author Howard Zinn / Anthony Arnove (editors)
Publisher Seven Stories Press
Page Count 666pp
Publication Size 6 x 9
Publication Notes Softcover
Publication Date 2004
ISBN 978-1583226285

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