Failure to Quit: Reflections of an Optimistic Historian

Book - Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. 1993. A medley of sharp ideas about law, war, history, and determination come together in this collection.

Failure to Quit features a selection of Howard Zinn’s most popular and accessible essays on history and politics. In this lively collection of essays,  Zinn discusses a wide range of historical and political topics, from the role of the Supreme Court in U.S. history to the nature of higher education today.

It includes essays such as “The Optimism of Uncertainty, ” “Objections to Objectivity,” “The Problem is Civil Obedience,” “The Supreme Court is Not Supreme,” “Second Thoughts on the First Amendment,” and “Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress 1492-1992.”

ISBN: 9781567510133 | Published by Common Courage Press.

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