SOCIETY

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

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  1.  A People's History of Poverty in America

    A People's History Of Poverty In America

    $21.95

    A classic since its original landmark publication in 1980, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is the first scholarly work to tell America’s story from the bottom up—from the point of view of, and in the words of, America’s women, factory workers, African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. Learn More
  2. A People's History Of The United States

    A People's History of the United States

    $25.00

    A classic since its original landmark publication in 1980, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is the first scholarly work to tell America’s story from the bottom up—from the point of view of, and in the words of, America’s women, factory workers, African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. Learn More
  3. Anarchism and the City

    Anarchism and the City: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Barcelona, 1898–1937

    $20.00

    Between 1898 and 1937, competing interests from the national government, the regional industrialists, and the working class, fought for control of Barcelona. The social realities of Barcelona as Spain's economic, cultural, social, and political capital provided a perfect backdrop for battle over the urban future. Learn More
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    Anarchist Voices: An Oral History Of Anarchism In America

    $28.00

    Anarchist Voices contains 180 interviews conducted by Avrich over a period of 30 years. Learn More
  5. Asia's Unknown Uprisings Volume 1

    Asia's Unknown Uprisings Volume 1: South Korean Social Movements in the 20th Century

    $28.95

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    Using social movements as a prism to illuminate the oft-hidden history of 20th-century Korea, this book provides detailed analysis of major uprisings that have patterned the country’s politics and society. Learn More
  6. Baltimore '68

    Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth in an American City

    $29.95

    In 1968, Baltimore was home to a variety of ethnic, religious, and racial communities that, like those in other American cities, were confronting a quickly declining industrial base. In April of that year, disturbances broke the urban landscape along lines of race and class. Learn More
  7. Brewing in Baltimore

    Brewing in Baltimore

    $21.99

    Throughout its rich and vibrant history, Baltimore has been known by a variety of names: Mobtown, the Land of Pleasant Living, or Charm City to name just a few. Perhaps "Beer Town" would have been more appropriate. Learn More
  8. The Bully Pulpit  (paperback)

    Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

    $22.00

    The gap between rich and poor has never been wider . . . legislative stalemate paralyzes the country . . . corporations resist federal regulations . . . spectacular mergers produce giant companies . . . the influence of money in politics deepens . . . bombs explode in crowded streets . . . small wars proliferate far from our shores . . . a dizzying array of inventions speeds the pace of daily life. Learn More
  9. Censors at Work

    Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature

    $27.95

    This absorbing history by a brilliant scholar and writer deepens our understanding of how censorship works. Learn More
  10. 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

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