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Voices of a People's History of the United States
Howard Zinn, Anthony Arnove

Seven Stories Press, 2009

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 ...
  
  











  



  
A Power Governments Cannot Suppress
Howard Zinn

City Lights Publishers, 2006

"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, Stupid White Men ...and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation! "This strong, incisive book by Howard ...
  
  











  



  
A Young People's History of the United States: Columbus to the War on Terror
Howard Zinn

Seven Stories Press, 2009

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 adapted from A People's History of the United States and Voices of a People’s History of the United States. ...
  
  











  



  
A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present (Perennial Classics)
Howard Zinn

Harper Perennial, 2003

Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History of the United States is the only volume to tell America's story 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.
  
  











  



  
You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times
Howard Zinn

Beacon Press, 2002

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 recent protests against war. A former bombardier in WWII, Zinn emerged in the civil rights movement as a powerful voice for justice. Although he's a fierce critic, he gives us reason to hope that by learning from history and engaging politically, we can make ...
  
  











  



  
The Zinn Reader: Writings on Disobedience and Democracy
Howard Zinn

Seven Stories Press, 2009

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, politics, economic justice, or history itself, each of his works serves as a reminder that to embrace one's ...
  
  











  



  
A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present
Howard Zinn

Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2005

“It’s a wonderful, splendid book—a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future.” —Howard Fast, author of Spartacus and The Immigrants “[It] should be required reading.” —Eric Foner, New York Times Book Review Library Journal calls Howard Zinn’s iconic A People's History of the United States “a brilliant and moving ...
  
  











  



  
A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present
Howard Zinn

Perennial, 1995

With more than 300,000 paperback copies sold in its previous edition, this phenomenal bestseller, now revised for the first time, provides a "brilliant and moving history of the American people from the point of view of those who have been exploited politically and economically and whose plight has been largely omitted from most histories" ( Library Journal ).
  
  











  



  
A People's History of American Empire
Howard Zinn, Mike Konopacki, ...

Metropolitan Books, 2008

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 turned into an acclaimed play. More than a successful book, A People’s History triggered a revolution in ...
  
  











  



  
American Protest Literature (The John Harvard Library)

Belknap Press, 2008

“I like a little rebellion now and then”—so wrote Thomas Jefferson to Abigail Adams, enlisting in a tradition that throughout American history has led writers to rage and reason, prophesy and provoke. This is the first anthology to collect and examine an American literature that holds the nation to its highest ideals, castigating it when it falls short and pointing the way to a better collective future. American Protest Literature ...
  
  











  



  
A Young People's History of the United States, Volume 1: Columbus to the Spanish-American War
Howard Zinn

Seven Stories Press, 2007

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 adapted from A People's History of the United States and Voices of a People’s History of the United States. ...
  
  











  



  
The Bomb (City Lights Open Media)
Howard Zinn

City Lights Publishers, 2010

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 profound influence they had in transforming him from an order-taking combat soldier to one of our greatest ...
  
  











  



  
A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer
Howard Zinn, Erin Cressida Wilson, ...

Villard, 2007

Selections from the “Until the Violence Stops” Festival Featuring writings by Abiola Abrams • Edward Albee • Tariq Ali • Maya Angelou • Periel Aschenbrand • Patricia Bosworth • Nicole Burdette • Kate Clinton • Kimberle Crenshaw • Michael Cunningham • Edwidge Danticat • Ariel Dorfman • Mollie Doyle • Slavenka Drakulic • Michael Eric Dyson • Dave Eggers • Kathy Engel • Eve Ensler • Jane Fonda • Carol ...
  
  











  



  
La Otra Historia de los Estados Unidos (Spanish Edition)
Howard Zinn

Seven Stories Press, 2011

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 American history showing the lie behind the official history – exposing Columbus not as discoverer, but as ...
  
  











  



  
A People's History of the United States: American Beginnings to Reconstruction (New Press People's History)
Howard Zinn, Kathy Emery

New Press, The, 2003

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, Volume I spans American Beginnings to Reconstruction.
  
  











  



  
SNCC: The New Abolitionists
Howard Zinn

Haymarket Books, 2013

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 fantastically influential Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. It is considered an indispensable study of the organization, of the 1960s, and of the process of social change. Includes a new introduction by the author.
  
  











  



  
Declarations of Independence: Cross-Examining American Ideology
Howard Zinn

Perennial, 1991

The acclaimed author of A People's History of the United States (more than 200,000 copies sold) presents an honest and piercing look at American political ideology.
  
  











  



  
The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace
Howard Zinn

Beacon Press, 2002

There is no easy way out of the spiraling morass of terror and brutality that confronts the world today. It is time now for the human race to hold still, to delve into its wells of collective wisdom, both ancient and modern.--Arundhati Roy The Power of Nonviolence, the first anthology of alternatives to war with a historical perspective, with an introduction by Howard Zinn about September 11 and the U.S. response to the terrorist attacks, ...
  
  











  



  
Silencing Political Dissent: How Post-September 11 Anti-Terrorism Measures Threaten Our Civil Liberties
Nancy Chang

Seven Stories Press, 2002

In her groundbreaking new book, Silencing Political Dissent, constitutional expert Nancy Chang examines how the Bush administration's fight against terrorism is resulting in a disturbing erosion of First Amendment rights and increase of executive power. Chang's compelling analysis begins with a historical review of political repression and intolerance of dissent in America. From the Sedition Act of 1798, through the Smith Act of the 1940s and ...
  
  











  



  
El Caso por Socialismo (Spanish Edition)
Alan Maass

Haymarket Books, 2014

"Is socialism an impossible, discredited dream or the only realistic path for human survival? If you're not sure of the answer, or are just curious about what the Left really believes in, you need to read Maass. He's the Tom Paine of the contemporary American left."—Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums Global capitalism is in its worst crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Unemployment is growing. America's imperial wars rage ...
  
  











  








   



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