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Howard Zinn


Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn (1922 - 2010) was an American historian, author, playwright, and social activist. He was a political science professor at Boston University for 24 years and taught history at Spelman College for 7 years. Zinn wrote more than 20 books, including his best-selling and influential A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, which has sold more than two million copies. He wrote extensively about the civil rights and anti-war movements, and labor history of the United States. His memoir, YOU CAN'T BE NEUTRAL ON A MOVING TRAIN, was also the title of a 2004 documentary about Zinn's life and work.



Books by Howard Zinn

by Howard Zinn - History

A classic since its original landmark publication in 1980, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is the first scholarly work to tell America’s story from the bottom up — from the point of view of, and in the words of, America’s women, factory workers, African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers.