SOCIETY

The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. Wild Women of Maryland: Grit And Gumption in the Free State

    Wild Women of Maryland: Grit And Gumption in the Free State

    $21.99

    The daring women of Maryland made their mark on history as spies, would-be queens and fiery suffragettes. Learn More
  2. White Trash

    White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

    $28.00

    In her groundbreaking history of the class system in America, what the New York Times hails as “formidable and truth-dealing,” Nancy Isenberg takes on our comforting myths about equality, uncovering the crucial legacy of the ever-present, always embarrassing––if occasionally entertaining––poor white trash. Learn More
  3. Watergate

    Watergate: The Hidden History: Nixon, The Mafia, and The CIA

    $25.95

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    While Richard Nixon's culpability for Watergate has long been established—most recently by PBS in 2003—what's truly remarkable that after almost forty years, conventional accounts of the scandal still don't address Nixon’s motive. Learn More
  4. Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky

    Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky

    $21.95

    Chomsky reinterprets the last 3 decades! Learn More
  5. Trinity

    Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb

    $22.00

    In Trinity, illustrator Jonathan Fetter-Vorm tells the history of the race to build - and the decision to drop - the first atomic bomb, and the ethical debates that followed. Learn More
  6. Trimper's Rides

    Trimper's Rides

    $21.99

    No trip to Ocean City, Maryland, is complete without a visit to Trimper’s Rides. Learn More
  7. Portable Malcolm X Reader

    The Portable Malcolm X Reader

    $22.00

    A new look at Malcolm X's life and times from his Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer, Manning Marable. Learn More
  8. The People's Pension

    The People's Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan

    $27.00

    The People's Pension is both groundbreaking history and an indispensable guide for anyone concerned about one of the biggest issues in the upcoming election. Learn More
  9. The Lean Years

    The Lean Years: A History of the American Worker, 1920-1933

    $25.00

    The textbook history of the 1920s is a story of Prohibition, flappers, and unbounded prosperity. Learn More
  10. The Hundred Year Diet

    The Hundred Year Diet: America's Voracious Appetite for Losing Weight

    $24.99

    A lively cultural history of the American weight loss industry that explores the origins of our obsession with dieting. Learn More
  11. The Girls of Atomic City

    The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

    $27.00

    AT THE HEIGHT OF WORLD WAR II, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was home to 75,000 residents, consuming more electricity than New York City. But to most of the world, the town did not exist. Learn More
  12. The Eccentropedia

    The Eccentropedia: The Most Unusual People Who Have Ever Lived

    $25.95

    An A-Z of eccentrics! 250 true stories of the most distinctive, self-created people on earth. Learn More
  13. The Disinformation Guide to Ancient Aliens, Lost Civilizations, Astonishing Archaeology and Hidden History

    The Disinformation Guide to Ancient Aliens, Lost Civilizations, Astonishing Archaeology and Hidden History

    $21.95

    Where did "modern" civilization begin? What lies beneath the waves? Do myths describe interstellar impact? How'd they lift that stone? Was the Ark of the Covenant a mechanical device? Were there survivors of an Atlantean catastrophe? Who really discovered the "New" World? Learn More
  14. The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 3

    The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 3

    $22.95

    This long-awaited edition to Gonick's masterpiece deals with history from the rise of Arabia to the Renaissance. Learn More
  15. The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 2

    The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 2

    $23.99

    Collecting volumes 8 - 13. From the Springtime of China to the Fall of Rome. Learn More
  16. The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 1

    The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 1

    $22.95

    Collecting volumes 1 - 7 of the comic.
    From The Big Bang to Alexander The Great. Learn More
  17. Cartoon History Of The Modern World Volume 2

    The Cartoon History Of The Modern World Volume 2: Bastille To Baghdad

    $23.99

    The second part of The Cartoon History of the Modern World picks up where the first part left off, right after the American Revolution. Gonick illuminates with the Enlightenment, then goes deep into the French Revolution, followed by Napoleon's conquests. Learn More
  18. Cartoon History of the World Vol. 1

    The Cartoon History Of The Modern World Volume 1

    $23.99

    Volume I of the Cartoon History of the Modern World picks up from Gonick's award winning Cartoon History of the Universe Series. That series began with the Big Bang and ended with Christopher Columbus sailing for the New World. This book starts off with peoples that Columbus "discovered" and ends with the U.S. Revolution. Learn More
  19. The Angry Brigade

    The Angry Brigade: A History of Britain's First Urban Guerilla Group

    $24.95

    “You can't reform profit capitalism and inhumanity. Just kick it till it breaks.” —Angry Brigade, communique Learn More
  20. Team of Rivals

    Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

    $21.00

    This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Learn More
  21. Stayin’ Alive (trade paperback)

    Stayin’ Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class

    $21.95

    The tortuous path from Nixon to Reagan—think Archie Bunker, Dog Day Afternoon, and Merle Haggard—in a major new work on the cultural and political history of the 1970s, from a prizewinning historian. Learn More
  22. Stars And Strikes

    Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of '76

    $28.99

    Dan Epstein scored a cult hit with Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s. Now he returns with a riotous look at the most pivotal season of the decade. Learn More
  23. St. Marks Is Dead

    St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street

    $27.95

    A vibrant narrative history of three hallowed Manhattan blocks―the epicenter of American cool. Learn More
  24. Shanty Irish

    Shanty Irish

    $21.95

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    Memories of an Irish-American growing up log-shack poor in small-town Ohio. Learn More
  25. Scribble, Scribble, Scribble

    Scribble, Scribble, Scribble: Writing on Politics, Ice Cream, Churchill, and My Mother

    $27.99

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    The ever erudite, always delightfully curious Simon Schama returns with Scribble, Scribble, Scribble, a wonderful compendium of thirty provocative, witty, enlightening, and stimulating essays previously published but collected in a single volume for the first time. One of our most distinguished historians and commentators, Schama, the acclaimed author of The American Future: A History, explores an amazing diversity of topics—from the political to the personal, from the earth-shaking to the mundane, from ice cream to Churchill to Hurricane Katrina and everything in-between. In Scribble, Scribble, Scribble, Simon Schama opens up his—and our—wide world to us. Learn More

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