SOCIETY

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

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  1. Devil Is Here In These Hills

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

    $28.00

    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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. For All The People (new edition)

    For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America

    $29.95

    The survival of indigenous communities and the first European settlers alike depended on a deeply cooperative style of living and working, based around common lands, shared food and labor. Cooperative movements proved integral to the grassroots organizations and struggles challenging the domination of unbridled capitalism in America’s formative years. Holding aloft the vision for an alternative economic system based on cooperative industry, they have played a vital, and dynamic role in the struggle to create a better world. Learn More
  5. Ghosts Behind the Sun

    Ghosts Behind the Sun: Splendor, Enigma And Death: Mondo Memphis Volume 1

    $24.95

    Tav Falco's sprawling study of Memphis begins with the Civil War massacre at Fort Pillow, the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1878 and the grisly murders of the Harp Brothers. Learn More
  6. The Great Grisby

    Great Grisby: Two Thousand Years of Literary, Royal, Philosophical, and Artistic Dog Lovers and Their Exceptional Animals

    $25.99

    A scholar, psychoanalyst, and cultural critic explores the multifaceted role dogs play in our world in this charming bestiary of dogs from literature, lore, and life. Learn More
  7. Hard Times

    Hard Times: An Illustrated Oral History of the Great Depression

    $21.95

    First published in 1970, Studs Terkel’s bestselling Hard Times has been called “a huge anthem in praise of the American spirit” (Saturday Review) and “an invaluable record” (The New York Times). Learn More
  8. Harem

    Harem: The World Behind the Veil

    $29.95

    A fascinating illustrated history of one of the strangest, and cruelest, cultural institutions ever devised. A worldwide best seller, translated into twenty-five languages. Learn More
  9. Haymarket Scrapbook

    Haymarket Scrapbook (25th Anniversary Edition)

    $23.00

    Marking the 125th anniversary of the 1886 bombing at Chicago's Haymarket Square, in a revised and expanded edition co-published with the Charles H. Kerr Company, this profusely illustrated anthology reproduces hundreds of original documents, speeches, posters, and handbills, as well as contributions by many of today's finest labor and radical historians focusing on Haymarket's enduring influence around the world—including the eight-hour workday. Learn More
  10. Hedy's Folly

    Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World

    $26.95

    What do Hedy Lamarr, avant-garde composer George Antheil, and your cell phone have in common? The answer is spread-spectrum radio: a revolutionary inven­tion based on the rapid switching of communications sig­nals among a spread of different frequencies. Without this technology, we would not have the digital comforts that we take for granted today. Learn More

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