Books

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A People’s History of the United States: 1492 – Present

By Howard Zinn. Book - Non-fiction. HarperCollins. 1980; multiple updates with a new introduction by Anthony Arnove in 2015.
Howard Zinn's groundbreaking work on U.S. history. Since its original landmark publication in 1980, A People’s History of the United Stateshas been chronicling American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official version of history taught in schools — with its emphasis on great men in high places — to focus on the street, the home, and the workplace.
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A Power Governments Cannot Suppress

By Howard Zinn. Book - Nonfiction. City Lights Publishers. 2007.
A collection of essays on American history, class, immigration, justice, and ordinary citizens who have made a difference.

A Young People’s History of the United States

Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff with contributions by Ed Morales. Seven Stories Press. 2023.
A young adult version of the best-selling A People’s History of the United States, revised and updated to expand our understanding of Latinx history in the U.S. through the political movements and cultural contributions of Latino Americans.

Disobedience and Democracy: Nine Fallacies on Law and Order

By Howard Zinn. Book - Essays. Vintage and Random House, 1968; South End Press, 2002; Haymarket Books, 2013.
Written in response to Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas' Concern Dissent and Civil Disobedience, Zinn lays out a clear and dynamic case for civil disobedience and protest, and challenges the dominant arguments against forms of protest that challenge the status quo.
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