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Original Zinn : conversations on history and politics

Author: Howard Zinn; David Barsamian
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Historian, activist, and bestselling author Howard Zinn has been interviewed by David Barsamian for public radio numerous times over the past decade. Original Zinn is a collection of their conversations, showcasing the acclaimed author at his most engaging and provocative." "Touching on such diverse topics as the American war machine, civil disobedience, the importance of memory and remembering history, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Howard Zinn; Howard Zinn; Howard Zinn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Zinn; David Barsamian
ISBN: 0060844256 9780060844257
OCLC Number: 62326858
Description: 167 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1 Can the System be Fixed? 1 --
2 The Backseat Interview, Part I 15 --
3 The Backseat Interview, Part II 32 --
4 War on Iraq: A Dissenting View 45 --
5 Resistance and the Role of Artists 65 --
6 Critical Thinking 83 --
7 Airbrushing History 105 --
8 A World Without Borders 131 --
Afterword: "Against Discouragement" / Howard Zinn 161.
Responsibility: Howard Zinn with David Barsamian ; foreword by Arundhati Roy.

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"Historian, activist, and bestselling author Howard Zinn has been interviewed by David Barsamian for public radio numerous times over the past decade. Original Zinn is a collection of their conversations, showcasing the acclaimed author at his most engaging and provocative." "Touching on such diverse topics as the American war machine, civil disobedience, the importance of memory and remembering history, and the role of artists - from Langston Hughes to Dalton Trumbo to Bob Dylan - in relation to social change, Original Zinn is Zinn at his irrepressible best, the acute perception of a scholar whose knowledge and intellect make history immediate and relevant for us all."--Jacket.

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