This book presents a series of case studies and thought-provoking essays arguing for a radical approach to history and providing a revisionist interpretation of the historian's role. In a new introduction, the author responds to critics of his original work and comments further on the radicalization of history.
A series of case studies and essays arguing for a radical approach to history and providing a revisionist interpretation of the historian's role. In a new introduction to this edition (first was 1970), Zinn (emeritus political science, Boston U.) responds to critics of his original work. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Howard Zinn, deceased, was professor emeritus at Boston University. He is the author of the classic A PEOPLES HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, and the acclaimed play MARX IN SOHO, as well as more than two dozen other nonfiction works on political and historical issues. Zinn has received the Lannan Foundation Literary Award for Nonfiction and the Eugene V. Debs award for his writing and political activism.