SOCIETY

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

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  1. Color Blind (paperback)

    Color Blind: The Forgotten Team That Broke Baseball's Color Line

    $17.00

    During the Great Depression, out in drought stricken South Dakota, one of the most improbable teams in the history of baseball was put together by one of the sport's most unlikely champions. Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

    Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

    $17.00

    Tom Wolfe's much-discussed kaleidoscopic non-fiction novel chronicles the tale of novelist Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters. Learn More
  10. Empress Dowager Cixi

    Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

    $17.95

    In 1852, at age sixteen, Cixi was chosen as one of Emperor Xianfeng’s numerous concubines. When he died in 1861, their five-year-old son succeeded to the throne. Cixi at once launched a coup against her son’s regents and placed herself as the true source of power—governing through a silk screen that separated her from her male officials. Learn More

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