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A Young People's History of the United States: Columbus to the War on Terror (For Young People Series)
by Howard Zinn
A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people. A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The People Speak, the film...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Teen Lit
The Bomb (City Lights Open Media)
by Howard Zinn
As a World War II combat soldier, Howard Zinn took part in the aerial bombing of Royan, France. Two decades later, he was invited to visit Hiroshima and meet survivors of the atomic attack. In this short and powerful book, Zinn offers his deep personal reflections and political analysis of these events, their consequences, and the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government
A People’s History of the United States: Abridged Teaching Edition
by Howard Zinn
The New Press's Abridged Teaching Edition of A People's History of the United States has made Howard Zinn's original text available specifically for classroom use. With exercises and teaching materials to accompany each chapter, this edition spans American Beginnings, Reconstruction, the Civil War and through to the present, with new...
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Categories: History
The Zinn Reader: Writings on Disobedience and Democracy
by Howard Zinn
No other radical historian has reached so many hearts and minds as Howard Zinn. It is rare that a historian of the Left has managed to retain as much credibility while refusing to let his academic mantle change his beautiful writing style from being anything but direct, forthright, and accessible. Whether his subject is war, race...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government; Social Sciences
The Twentieth Century: A People's History
by Howard Zinn
Containing just the twentieth-century chapters from Howard Zinn's bestselling A People's History of the United States, this revised and updated edition includes two new chapters -- covering Clinton's presidency, the 2000 Election, and the "war on terrorism." Highlighting not just the usual terms of presidential administrations and...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition
by Howard Zinn
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...
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Categories: History
A People's History of American Empire: The American Empire Project, A Graphic Adaptation
by Howard Zinn
Adapted from the bestselling grassroots history of the United States, the story of America in the world, told in comics form Since its landmark publication in 1980, A People's History of the United States has had six new editions, sold more than 1.7 million copies, become required classroom reading throughout the country, and been...
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Categories: History
Marx in SOHO
by Howard Zinn
The conceit of this one-man play by historian Howard Zinn is that Karl Marx has been brought back to life--but, through a bureaucratic mix-up, winds up not in the Soho district of London where he lived and worked in the 19th century, but the modern-day SoHo district of New York City. Marx takes the opportunity to point out to the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Drama; History
Howard Zinn on War
by Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn began work on his first book for his friends at Seven Stories Press in 1996, a big volume collecting all his shorter writings organized by subject. The themes he chose reflected his lifelong concerns: war, history, law, class, means and ends, and race. Throughout his life Zinn had returned again and again to these subjects...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government
A Power Governments Cannot Suppress
by Howard Zinn
"Thank you, Howard Zinn. Thank you for telling us what none of our leaders are willing to: The truth. And you tell it with such brilliance, such humanity. It is a personal honor to be able to say I am a better citizen because of you."--Michael Moore, director of the film Fahrenheit 9/11, and author of the New York Times bestseller...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government
La Otra Historia de los Estados Unidos (Spanish Edition)
by Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn’s books have inspired students and activists of all ages, affirming the power of ordinary people to influence the course of history. In La Otra Historia of Los Estados Unidos, the definitive Spanish-language edition of Zinn’s classic A People’s History of the United States, Zinn takes on the standard narrative of...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Howard Zinn Speaks: Collected Speeches 1963-2009
by Howard Zinn
"Howard Zinn—there was no one like him. And to hear him speak was like listening to music that you loved—lyrical, uplifting, honest."—Michael Moore "Zinn's speeches . . . are a joy and an inspiration."—Marisa Tomei "Collected here for the first time, Howard's speeches come to us at the moment when we need them most: just as...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Economics; History; Politics & Government; Social Sciences
You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times
by Howard Zinn
Beacon Press is proud to publish a new edition of the classic memoir by one of our most lively, influential, and engaged teachers and activists. Howard Zinn, author of  A People's History of the United States,  tells his personal stories about more than thirty years of fighting for social change, from teaching at Spelman College to...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; History
Howard Zinn on Race
by Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn on Race is Zinn’s choice of the shorter writings and speeches that best reflect his views on America’s most taboo topic. As chairman of the history department at all black women’s Spelman College, Zinn was an outspoken supporter of student activists in the nascent civil rights movement. In "The Southern Mystique," he...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Social Sciences
The Politics of History
by Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn tackles the biases of historians in this important book. His thesis, which he explores with case after case, is that historians employ a double-standard with regard to covering history, basically serving a propagandistic role in our society, camouflaging the bad deeds of business and government, even as they claim to be...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government
SNCC: The New Abolitionists
by Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn tells the story of one of the most important organizations of the Civil Rights Movement. SNCC: The New Abolitionists influenced a generation of activists struggling for civil rights and seeking to learn from the successes and failures of those who built the tremendously influential Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee....
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Social Sciences
Three Plays: The Political Theater of Howard Zinn: Emma, Marx in Soho, Daughter of Venus
by Howard Zinn
World-renowned historian Howard Zinn has turned to drama to explore the legacy of Karl Marx and Emma Goldman and to delve into the intricacies of political and social conscience perhaps more deeply than traditional history permits. Three Plays brings together all this work, including the previously unpublished Daughter of Venus...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Drama; History
Passionate Declarations: Essays on War and Justice
by Howard Zinn
From the bestselling author of A People's History of the United States comes this selection of passionate, honest, and piercing essays looking at American political ideology. Howard Zinn brings to Passionate Declarations the same astringent style and provocative point of view that led more than a million people to buy his book A...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government
Postwar America: 1945 - 1971
by Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn’s unique take on this vital period in U.S. history, with a new introduction. The postwar boom in the U.S. brought about massive changes in U.S. society and culture. In this accessible volume, historian Howard Zinn offers a view from below on these vital years in American history. By critically examining U.S. militarism...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Unraveling of the Bush Presidency
by Howard Zinn
Here, in the magisterial yet plain-spoken style of A People's History of the United States, is historian Howard Zinn's long-awaited telling of these last six years of United States history, a time when catastrophic machinations of war have dictated our foreign and domestic policy, and when voices of resistance have appeared in the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government
Artists in Times of War (Open Media Series)
by Howard Zinn
"Political power," says Howard Zinn, "is controlled by the corporate elite, and the arts are the locale for a kind of guerilla warfare in the sense that guerillas look for apertures and opportunities where they can have an effect." In Artists in Times of War, Zinn looks at the possibilities to create such apertures through art, film...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government
Vietnam: The Logic of Withdrawal
by Howard Zinn
Zinn’s compelling case against the Vietnam War, now with a new introduction by the author. Of the many books that challenged the Vietnam War, Howard Zinn’s stands out as one of the best—and most influential. It helped spark national debate on the war. It includes a powerful speech written by Zinn that President Johnson should have...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Terrorism and War (Open Media Series)
by Howard Zinn
Truth—as Zinn shows us in the interviews that make up Terrorism and War—has indeed been the first casualty of war, starting from the beginnings of American empire in the Spanish-American War. But war has many other casualties, he argues, including civil liberties on the home front and human rights abroad. In Terrorism and War, Zinn...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government
Disobedience and Democracy: Nine Fallacies on Law and Order
by Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn’s cogent defense of civil disobedience, with a new introduction by the author. In this slim volume, Zinn lays out a clear and dynamic case for civil disobedience and protest, and challenges the dominant arguments against forms of protest that challenge the status quo. Zinn explores the politics of direct action, nonviolent...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Politics & Government
Justice in Everyday Life: The Way it Really Works
by Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn’s book on the way justice really works in the U.S. The book explores the reality of justice, which has always stood in contrast to the rhetoric about equal rights under the law. With sections on the police, the courts, prisons, housing, work, health, schools, and popular struggle, Justice in Everyday Life features classic...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Politics & Government
Original Zinn: Conversations with David Barsamian
by Howard Zinn
Historian, activist, and bestselling author Howard Zinn has been interviewed by David Barsamian for public radio numerous times over the past decade. Original Zinn is a collection of their conversations, showcasing the acclaimed author of A People's History of the United States at his most engaging and provocative. Touching on such...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government
Howard Zinn on History
by Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn began work on his first book for his friends at Seven Stories Press in 1996, a big volume collecting all his shorter writings organized by subject. The themes he chose reflected his lifelong concerns: war, history, law, class, means and ends, and race. Throughout his life Zinn had returned again and again to these subjects...
Today's Price: $14.99
Categories: All Nonfiction; History
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