SOCIETY

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

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  1. The Nazi Seance

    The Nazi Seance: The Strange Story of the Jewish Psychic in Hitler's Circle

    $18.00

    World War I left Berlin, and all of Germany, devastated. Charlatans and demagogues eagerly exploited the desperate crowds. Fascination with the occult was everywhere – in private séances, personalized psychic readings, communions with the dead – as people struggled to escape the grim reality of their lives. Learn More
  2. Mental Floss History of the World

    The Mental Floss History of the World: An Irreverent Romp through Civilization's Best Bits

    $14.99

    “An irreverent romp through history’s best bits,” The Mental Floss History of the World is an amazingly entertaining joyride through 60,000 years of human civilization. Learn More
  3. The Indispensable Zinn

    The Indispensable Zinn: The Essential Writings of the "People's Historian"

    $19.95

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    When the historian Howard Zinn died in early 2010, millions mourned the loss of one of our foremost intellectual and political guides: a historian, activist, and truth-teller who, in the words of the New york Times’s Bob Herbert, “peel[ed] back the rosy veneer of much of American history.” Learn More
  4. The History Of White People

    The History of White People

    $17.95

    Telling perhaps the most important forgotten story in American history, eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter guides us through more than two thousand years of Western civilization, illuminating not only the invention of race but also the frequent praise of “whiteness” for economic, scientific, and political ends. Learn More
  5. The Historic Unfulfilled Promise

    The Historic Unfulfilled Promise

    $16.95

    Howard Zinn's life and work are the stuff of legend. His People's History of the United States has sold over two million copies and has altered how we see and teach history. A hero in word and deed, Zinn's views on freedom, fairness, history, democracy, and our own human potential are educational and transformative. Learn More
  6. The Fixer And Other Stories

    The Fixer And Other Stories

    $19.95

    Using old-fashioned pen and paper, award-winning cartoonist Joe Sacco reports from the sidelines of wars around the world. Learn More
  7. The Federalist Papers

    The Federalist Papers (Penguin Civic Classics 3)

    $12.00

    In time for the upcoming election season, Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Learn More
  8. The Devil In The White City

    The Devil In The White City: Murder, Magic, And Madness At The Fair That Changed America

    $15.95

    Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America's rush toward the twentieth century. Learn More
  9. The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution

    The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution (Penguin Civic Classics 1)

    $12.00

    In time for the upcoming election season, Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Learn More
  10. America (The Daily Show)

    The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Book) Teacher's Edition: A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction

    $15.99

    Jon Stewart, host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show, and his coterie of patriots deliver a hilarious look at American government... Learn More

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