SOCIETY

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

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  1. The Worst Hard Time

    The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

    $14.95

    The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since. Learn More
  2. The Wordy Shipmates

    The Wordy Shipmates

    $16.00

    The Wordy Shipmates is Sarah Vowell's exploration of the Puritans and their journey to America to become the people of John Winthrop's 'city upon a hill' - a shining example, a 'city that cannot be hid.' Learn More
  3. The Ten-Cent Plague

    The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare And How It Changed America

    $16.00

    In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books. Learn More
  4. The Swerve (paperback)

    The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

    $16.95

    One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript, plucked from a thousand years of neglect, changed the course of human thought and made possible the world as we know it. Learn More
  5. The Simple History Series: Collection 1

    The Simple History Series: Collection 1

    $19.95

    Illuminating history without subjectivity. Learn More
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    The Secret Temple: Masons, Mysteries, and the Founding of America

    $16.95

    Freemasonry is a large subject, and Levenda's study provides a history of the Society, highlighting important events, and including some of its more controversial and newsworthy aspects (such as the Propaganda Due lodge in Italy that was involved in the Roberto Calvi/Vatican banking scandal, and the involvement of Joseph Smith, Jr in Freemasonry). Learn More
  7. The Secret History of the World

    The Secret History of the World

    $16.95

    They say that history is written by the victors. But what if history?or what we come to know as history?has been written by the wrong people? What if everything we've been told is only part of the story? What if it's the wrong part? Learn More
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    The Redneck Manifesto: How Hillbillies, Hicks, and White Trash Became America's Scapegoats

    $14.00

    A thoroughly reasoned, darkly funny, and rampagingly angry defense of America's most maligned social group - the cultural clan variously referred to as rednecks, hillbillies, white trash, crackers, and trailer trash. Learn More
  10. The Philosophical Breakfast Club (trade paperback)

    The Philosophical Breakfast Club: Four Remarkable Friends Who Transformed Science and Changed the World

    $16.00

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    The Philosophical Breakfast Club recounts the life and work of four men who met as students at Cambridge University: Charles Babbage, John Herschel, William Whewell, and Richard Jones. Learn More

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