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Howard Zinn and “People’s History”


Howard Zinn (1922-2010) was never a stranger to controversy. As an historian at Boston University he was pilloried for his Marxist interpretation of American history with its emphasis on class and deep divisions in our past as well as our … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “A People’s History of Sports in the United States”


A People’s History of Sports in the United States. By Dave Zirin. New York: The New Press, 2008. I have appreciated Howard Zinn’s People’s History of the United States since I was first exposed to it. I have also been … Continue reading

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