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Howard Zinn

Historian and activist Howard Zinn's visionary telling of our history is widely considered one of the most important and influential of our era. In A People's History of the United States , A Young People's History of the United States , Voices of a People's History of the United States , and, in Spanish, La otra historia de los Estados Unidos , Zinn affirms the power of the people to influence the course of events. Zinn's many other books include The Zinn Reader , Terrorism and War with...See more

Personality Profile For Howard Zinn

The following is a personality profile of Howard Zinn based on his work.

Howard Zinn is shrewd, skeptical and tranquil.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is calm-seeking as well: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe. But, Howard Zinn is also self-focused: he is more concerned with taking care of himself than taking time for others.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with taking pleasure in life: he prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment. Doesn't find tradition to be particularly motivating for him: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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