Book Excerpt

A People's History of American Empire

American Empire Project

Howard Zinn; Paul Buhle; Mike Konopacki

Henry Holt and Co.

Howard Zinn, author of numerous acclaimed histories, taught history at Spelman College and Boston University, and received the Lannan Literary Award, among many others. A People’s History of the United States was a finalist for the 1981 National Book Award. Born in 1922, Zinn died in 2010.
 
Mike Konopacki has collaborated on five collections of cartoons, and his work is regularly syndicated. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
 
Paul Buhle is a senior lecturer in history at Brown University and the editor of the Encyclopedia of the American Left, among other books. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island.