Howard Zinn Books and Films

While best known for A People’s History of the United States, Howard Zinn (1922 – 2010) wrote dozens of books and three plays, and his work is featured in several films, including those listed below. 

The Southern Mystique

Book - Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. 1964. In one of his earliest published works, Howard Zinn writes about his experiences teaching and organizing with the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
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Howard Zinn on History

Howard Zinn on History

Book - Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. Introduction by Staughton Lynd. 2011. A collection of 27 writings on activism, electoral politics, the Holocaust, Marxism, the Iraq War, and the role of the historian.
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Howard Zinn on War

Howard Zinn on War

Book - Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. Introduction by Marilyn B. Young. 2011. Essays spanning 1962 to 2006 that examine specific wars, wartime incidents, and the force of non-violence to move beyond war, if we are to survive.
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Howard Zinn on Race

Howard Zinn on Race

Book - Non-fiction. 2011. By Howard Zinn. Introduction by Cornel West. Includes some never before published writings, speeches and interviews that illustrate the evolution and fundamental principles around the story of race in the United States.
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The Bomb

Book - Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. 2010. Zinn's personal reflections and political analysis on the WWII bombing of Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Royan, and more.
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Artists in Times of War

Artists in Times of War

Book - Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. 2004. 112 pages. In this collection of four essays, Zinn writes about the unique role of artists, activists, and publishers in working toward change.
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