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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Constitutional Myths

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

    $26.95

    Americans of late have taken to waving the Constitution in the air and proclaiming, "The founders were on MY side! See, it’s all right here!" But these phantom constitutions bear little relation to the historical one. Learn More
  9. Cotton Tenants

    Cotton Tenants: Three Families

    $24.95

    A re-discovered masterpiece of reporting by a literary icon and a celebrated photographer. Learn More
  10. 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

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