Terrorism and War

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Seven Stories Press, 2002 - Political Science - 159 pages
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Truth—as Zinn shows us in the interviews that make up Terrorism and War—has indeed been the first casualty of war, starting from the beginnings of American empire in the Spanish-American War. But war has many other casualties, he argues, including civil liberties on the home front and human rights abroad. In Terrorism and War, 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 One to the opponents of U.S. military intervention in Afghanistan today.

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User Review  - Kq - Goodreads

A little out of date at this point, but some interesting Howard Zinn interviews and point of views regarding post 9/11 World. Would have been a better read if I was able to time machine back to 2002 and read it then. Maybe next time... Read full review

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User Review  - Ming Jiu Li - Goodreads

Good read - a clear indictment of imperialists and mainstream media, provided some philosophical perspectives for the reader to grapple with. It's also an excellent resource, introducing other authors and their works. Read full review

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The visionary historical work of professor and activist HOWARD ZINN (1922-2010) is widely considered one of the most important and influential of our era. After his experience as a bombardier in World War II, Zinn became convinced that there could no longer be such a thing as a "just war," because the vast majority of victims in modern warfare are, increasingly, innocent civilians. In his books, including A People's History of the United States, its companion volumeVoices of a People's History of the United States, and countless other titles, Zinn affirms the power of the people to influence the course of events.

REBECCA STEFOFF is the author of more than 100 nonfiction books for children and young adults, and she has adapted several best-selling history books for younger readers.

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