Howard Zinn Writing Styles in A People's History of the United States

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Howard Zinn (1922 -2010) is the author of "A People's History of the United States." Zinn was a historian, academic, author, social activist, playwright, and professor of political science. Zinn, author of more than 20 books, wrote about many topics including the history of labor unions in the U.S., the Civil Rights Movement, and anti-war protests.

Zinn received numerous awards for his work as an author and activist including the Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award (1996). He also received the Thomas Merton Award, the Eugene V. Debs Award, Lannan Literary Award, Upton Sinclair Award, and the Prix des Amis du Monde diplomatique.

In writing "A People's History of the United States," Zinn declares that the work is biased in that no history is complete, that many things are left out so as not to show disrespect to certain governments. Zinn does not apologize for this but instead...

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