James Symington

Helpful votes received on reviews: 96% (24 of 25)
Location: London, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,769,782 - Total Helpful Votes: 24 of 25
A People's History of the United States: 1492-Pres&hellip by Howard Zinn
24 of 25 people found the following review helpful
Although I have read a few histories of the United States this one had the scales falling from my eyes and smashing to smithereens on almost every page.

Never have I read an historical account that exposes the self-serving, elitist and hypocritical actions of government in such a brutal and frank way. That it happens to be about the USA is almost irrelevant given that most countries are guilty of the same hypocrisies and double standards that the US has been - certainly the UK has over its long history.

A book that leaves you shocked and angry about past and present deeds and embarrassed about the status quo.

It is a 'must read' book - even for non-Americans.
Edge of the Earth, Corner of the Sky by Art Wolfe
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding, 6 Dec 2006
These are some of the most beautiful landscape photographs I have seen (and I have seen an awful lot!). A must-have book for any landscape photographer or lover of nature.

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