SOCIETY

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

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  1. Children of the Days

    Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History

    $26.99

    Unfurling like a medieval book of days, each page of Eduardo Galeano’s Children of the Days has an illuminating story that takes inspiration from that date of the calendar year, resurrecting the heroes and heroines who have fallen off the historical map, but whose lives remind us of our darkest hours and sweetest victories. Learn More
  2. Children of the Days

    Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History

    $16.99

    Unfurling like a medieval book of days, each page of Eduardo Galeano’s Children of the Days has an illuminating story that takes inspiration from that date of the calendar year, resurrecting the heroes and heroines who have fallen off the historical map, but whose lives remind us of our darkest hours and sweetest victories. Learn More
  3. Coffin Point

    Coffin Point: The Strange Cases Of Ed McTeer, WitchDoctor Sheriff

    $26.00

    Ed McTeer was the sheriff of island-bound Beaufort County, South Carolina, for 36 years. The "Boy Sheriff" was only 22 when he was appointed to finish his dead father's term in 1926; he held the office until being voted out in 1962. Learn More
  4. Collapse

    Collapse: How Societies Choose To Fail Or Succeed

    $18.00

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel examines the downfall of some of history's greatest civilizations. Learn More
  5. Comedians

    Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy

    $28.00

    In The Comedians, comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff brings to life a century of American comedy with real-life characters, forgotten stars, mainstream heroes and counterculture iconoclasts. Based on over two hundred original interviews and extensive archival research, Nesteroff’s groundbreaking work is a narrative exploration of the way comedians have reflected, shaped, and changed American culture over the past one hundred years. Learn More
  6. Command & Control (paperback)

    Command And Control: Nuclear Weapons, The Damascus Accident, And The Illusion Of Safety

    $18.00

    Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal. Learn More
  7. Common Sense

    Common Sense (Penguin Civic Classics 2)

    $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. Confederates In The Attic

    Confederates In The Attic: Dispatches From The Unfinished Civil War

    $16.99

    When prize-winning war correspondent Tony Horwitz leaves the battlefields of Bosnia and the Middle East for a peaceful corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he thinks he's put war zones behind him. But awakened one morning by the crackle of musket fire, Horwitz starts filing front-line dispatches again this time from a war close to home, and to his own heart. Learn More
  9. Constitutional Myths (paperback)

    Constitutional Myths: What We Get Wrong and How to Get It Right

    $17.95

    Americans on both sides of the aisle love to reference the Constitution as the ultimate source of truth. But which truth? What did the framers really have in mind? Learn More
  10. Cork Wine Stopper

    Cork Wine Stopper

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    Decorate your wine bottle with this unique cork stopper. Learn More
  11. Cotton Tenants (paperback)

    Cotton Tenants: Three Families

    $16.95

    A re-discovered masterpiece of reporting by a literary icon and a celebrated photographer. Learn More
  12. Creating a Movement with Teeth

    Creating a Movement with Teeth: A Documentary History of the George Jackson Brigade

    $24.95

    Bursting into existence in the Pacific Northwest in 1975, the George Jackson Brigade claimed 14 pipe bombings against corporate and state targets, as many bank robberies, and the daring rescue of a jailed member. Learn More
  13. Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959

    Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959: A Critical Assessment

    $24.00

    Uncritically lauded by many on the left, and impulsively denounced by the right, the Cuban revolution is almost universally viewed in one-dimensional Farber, one of its most informed left-wing critics, provides a much-needed critical assessment of the revolution’s impact and legacy. Learn More
  14. The Curse of Lono

    Curse of Lono

    $29.99

    A wild ride to dark Americana: Hunter S. Thompson’s and Ralph Steadman’s most eccentric book. Learn More
  15. Dancing with Dynamite

    Dancing with Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America

    $15.95

    In the past decade, grassroots social movements played major roles in electing left-leaning governments throughout Latin America, but subsequent relations between the streets and the states remain uneasy. Learn More
  16. The Dark Net

    Dark Net: Inside The Digital Underworld

    $27.95

    Beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabit—a world of Google, Facebook, and Twitter—lies a vast and often hidden network of sites, communities, and cultures where freedom is pushed to its limits, and where people can be anyone, or do anything, they want. This is the world of Bitcoin and Silk Road, of radicalism and pornography. This is the Dark Net. Learn More
  17. Days of Rage

    Days of Rage: America's Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence

    $29.95

    From the bestselling author of Public Enemies and The Big Rich, an explosive account of the decade-long battle between the FBI and the homegrown revolutionary movements of the 1970s. Learn More
  18. Dead Wake

    Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

    $28.00

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania. Learn More
  19. Demanding the Impossible

    Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism

    $28.95

    Navigating the broad 'river of anarchy', from Taoism to Situationism, from Ranters to Punk rockers, from individualists to communists, from anarcho-syndicalists to anarcha-feminists, Demanding the Impossible is an authoritative and lively study of a widely misunderstood subject. Learn More
  20. Destiny of the Republic

    Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

    $28.95

    James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with the corrupt political establishment. But four months after his inauguration, a deranged office seeker tracked Garfield down and shot him in the back. Learn More
  21. Devil Is Here In These Hills (paperback)

    Devil Is Here in These Hills: West Virginia's Coal Miners and Their Battle for Freedom

    $20.00

    From before the dawn of the 20th century until the arrival of the New Deal, one of the most protracted and deadly labor struggles in American history was waged in West Virginia. Learn More
  22. The Devil's Cloth

    Devil's Cloth: A History of Stripes

    $12.00

    To stripe a surface serves to distinguish it, to point it out, to oppose it or associate it with another surface, and thus to classify it, to keep an eye on it, to verify it, even to censor it. Learn More
  23. The Devils' Alliance

    Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941

    $29.99

    History remembers the Soviets and the Nazis as bitter enemies and ideological rivals, the two mammoth and opposing totalitarian regimes of World War II whose conflict would be the defining and deciding clash of the war. Learn More
  24. Dr. Seuss & Co. Go to War (softcover)

    Dr. Seuss And Co. Go to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of America’s Leading Comic Artists

    $21.95

    Hailed by Entertainment Weekly as “a provocative history of wartime politics,” Dr. Seuss Goes to War, published nearly a decade ago, sold over one hundred thousand copies and introduced readers to the World War II–era political cartoons of Theodore Seuss Geisel, better known to the world as Dr. Seuss. Published to great acclaim, the collection included over two hundred cartoons from Geisel’s years working for the New York daily newspaper PM. Learn More
  25. Dynamite and Roses

    Dynamite and Roses: Lucy and Albert Parsons and the Haymarket Bombing

    $15.00

    Workers' militias, bombs, anarchists, unions, the struggle for the eight-hour day culminating in the Haymarket riot set in fire-ravaged Chicago. This is the true story of Lucy and Albert Parsons, the political storm that swirled around them and the men who were hung for practicing free speech too recklessly. Learn More

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