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    DescriptionFrom the bestselling author of A People's History of the United States comes this selection of passionate, honest, and piercing essays looking at American political ideology. Howard Zinn brings to Passionate Declarations the same astringent style and provocative point of view that led more than a million people to buy his book A People's History of the United States. He directs his critique here to what he calls "American orthodoxies" -- that set of beliefs guardians of our culture consider sacrosanct: justifications for war, cynicism about human nature and violence, pride in our economic system, certainty of our freedom of speech, romanticization of representative government, confidence in our system of justice. Those orthodoxies, he believes, have a chilling effect on our capacity to think independently and to become active citizens in the long struggle for peace and justice.


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    Title
    Passionate Declarations
    Subtitle
    Essays on War and Justice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Howard Zinn Ph.D.
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 204 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 277 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060557676
    ISBN 10: 0060557672
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 650
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036000, POL010000
    Libri: I-HS
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL011000
    B&T Approval Code: A43420000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 327.73/001
    LC classification: E839.5 .Z55 2003
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    B&T Approval Code: A10170000
    DC22: 327.73001
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    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    HarperCollins
    Imprint name
    HARPER PERENNIAL
    Publication date
    17 June 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY