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Howard Zinn on war

Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn on war

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Published by Seven Stories Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009,
  • War,
  • War and society,
  • Military History,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Political and social views

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHoward Zinn ; foreword by Marilyn B. Young
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE745 .Z56 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25010899M
    ISBN 101609801334
    ISBN 109781609801335
    LC Control Number2011016364
    OCLC/WorldCa717300515


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Howard Zinn on History brings together twenty-seven short writings—originally appearing in newspapers like the Boston Globe or the New York Times; in magazines like Z, the New Left, the Progressive, or the Nation; or in his book Failure to Quit— on activism, electoral politics, the Holocaust, Marxism, the Iraq War, and the role of the.

Zinn’s account of the Pequot war is a microcosm of his book as a whole which is little more than an page libel against his country. “Around ,” A People’s History informs readers. 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. This book articulated clearly a lot of what I already felt and feel about the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere. Zinn does an excellent job of articulating the ways in which the media, religion and nationalism were used to whip up support for the War on Terror, and in articulating how it was not just the war on Iraq that was and is unjust, but the war on /5.

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Zinn’s book became a lightning rod in the culture wars over public school curricula, and Republicans in states like Indiana and Arkansas have repeatedly tried to ban the book in schools.

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Howard Zinn is known most as a civil rights leader, an anti-war activist, and an award-winning playwright. However, today Zinn is mostly notably recognized for writing the bestselling nonfiction book, A People’s History.

Mr. HOWARD ZINN, AUTHOR, "A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, PRESENT": Well, I think, you know, it was somewhere in the '70s, and I was teaching and people kept asking me to recommend a sort of one-volume history of the United States written from a point of view that would reflect the sensibilities of the '60s--you know, the.

Excerpt from Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States covering the period New York: Harper & Row Publishers, Howard Zinn's other publications. Howard Zinn's book, The Bomb, recounts how the bombings of Hiroshima and the French city of Royan changed his view of war. Photograph:. A few months ago I read Howard Zinn's pre-september 11th book "Zinn on War." I found it extremely touching and thought provoking.

Zinn once again captures that feeling with the newest book from the Open Media publishing movement."Terrorism and War" is a collection of interviews (both Zinn and Chomsky are at their best when speaking, as their writing is too 5/5(5).

Howard Zinn was a historian, author, professor, playwright, and activist. His life’s work focused on a wide range of issues including race, class, war, and history, and touched the lives of countless people. Zinn grew up in Brooklyn in a working-class, immigrant household. At 18 he became a shipyard worker and then joined the Air Force and.

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Book - Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. Introduction by Marilyn B. Young. Essays spanning to that examine specific wars, wartime incidents, and the force of non-violence to move beyond war, if we are to survive.

The late historian and activist Howard Zinn was familiar with bombs—he dropped them on people during World War II, flying as a bombardier in Europe.

This is Zinn’s passionate and readable denunciation of bombs—not just the bomb, but all bombs. About Terrorism and War. 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.

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Under the GI Bill he went to college and received his .