SOCIETY

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

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  1. 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
  2. Safe Area Gorazde: The Special Edition

    Safe Area Gorazde: The Special Edition

    $29.99

    First released in 2000, Safe Area Gorazde confirmed Sacco as one of the pre-eminent journalists of his time, and earned him a 2001 Guggenheim Fellowship. Now for its 10th anniversary, Fantagraphics is releasing an expanded hardcover edition which, much like 2007’s Palestine: The Special Edition, supplements the original work with page after page of special features, listed below. Learn More
  3. Pink and Blue

    Pink and Blue: Telling the Boys from the Girls in America

    $25.00

    "When did we start dressing girls in pink and boys in blue?" Learn More
  4. Outsider Baseball

    Outsider Baseball: The Weird World of Hardball on the Fringe, 1876–1950

    $26.95

    Outsider Baseball is the story of a forgotten world, where independent professional ball clubs zig-zagged across America, plying their trade in big cities and small villages alike. Included among the former and future major leaguers were mercenaries, scalawags, and outcasts. Learn More
  5. On Highway 61

    On Highway 61: Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom

    $28.00

    On Highway 61 explores the historical context of the significant social dissent that was central to the cultural genesis of the sixties. \ Learn More
  6. On an Irish Island

    On an Irish Island

    $26.95

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    On an Irish Island is a love letter to a vanished way of life, in which Robert Kanigel, the highly praised author of The Man Who Knew Infinity and The One Best Way, tells the story of the Great Blasket, a wildly beautiful island off the west coast of Ireland, renowned during the early twentieth century for the rich communal life of its residents and the unadulterated Irish they spoke. Learn More
  7. Not In My Neighborhood

    Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City

    $28.95

    Eugenics, racial thinking, and white supremacist attitudes influenced even the federal government's actions toward housing in the 20th century, dooming American cities to ghettoization. Learn More
  8. Mein Kampf

    Mein Kampf

    $22.00

    In 1922, just four years after the war to end all wars, an unknown Austrian then living in Bavaria planned a pamphlet to be called Settling Accounts. Learn More
  9. Maryland's Motion Picture Theaters

    Maryland's Motion Picture Theaters

    $21.99

    Since movies were first exhibited in the late 19th century, Maryland has been home to hundreds of theaters. Some of these theaters were built for movies, but others were traditional theaters, academies of music, lodge halls, and even town halls. Learn More
  10. Maryland's Amusement Parks

    Maryland's Amusement Parks

    $21.99

    From Ferris wheels to roller coasters to tunnels of love, everyone has a favorite amusement park memory. For nearly 130 years, many of those memories have been made at Maryland's amusement parks. Learn More

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