Theme and Topic: War and Empire

Disturbing the War

By Howard Zinn. “Speech Against the Vietnam War on Boston Common,” published in Howard Zinn Speaks: Collected Speeches 1963–2009
"They’ll say we’re disturbing the peace, but there is no peace. What really bothers them is that we’re disturbing the war." —Howard Zinn
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Postwar America: 1945–1971

By Howard Zinn. Book - Essays. Bobbs-Merrill, 1973; South End Press, 2002; Haymarket Books, 2013.
The postwar boom in the U.S. brought about massive changes in U.S. society and culture. In this accessible volume, historian Howard Zinn offers a view from below on these vital years in American history.
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Howard Zinn on War

By Howard Zinn. Book - Essays. Seven Stories Press, 2001; updated 2013. Introduction by Marilyn B. Young.
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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Terrorism and War

By Howard Zinn with Anthony Arnove. Book - Nonfiction. Seven Stories Press, 2002.
Howard Zinn explores the growth of the American empire, as well as the long tradition of resistance in this country to U.S. militarism, from Eugene Debs and the Socialist Party during World War I to the opponents of U.S. military intervention in Afghanistan today.
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