Howard Zinn
#1573 Overall Influence

Howard Zinn

American historian, playwright, and socialist thinker

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Howard Zinn was an American historian, playwright, and socialist thinker. He was chair of the history and social sciences department at Spelman College, and a political science professor at Boston University. Zinn wrote over 20 books, including his best-selling and influential A People's History of the United States. In 2007, he published a version of it for younger readers, A Young People's History of the United States.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Spelman College
Spelman College

Historically Black women's college in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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New York University
New York University

Private research university in New York City

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Boston University
Boston University

Private research university in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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#38 World Rank #30 USA Rank
Political Science
#84 World Rank #9 USA Rank
History
#117 World Rank #84 USA Rank
Communications
#5560 World Rank #1121 USA Rank
Literature