SOCIETY

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

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  1. In The Garden Of Beasts

    In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

    $26.00

    Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, the bestselling author of Devil in the White City turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power. Learn More
  2. Island of Vice

    Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York

    $27.95

    When young Theodore Roosevelt was appointed police commissioner of New York City, he had the astounding gall to try to shut down the brothels, gambling joints, and after-hours saloons. This is the story of how TR took on Manhattan vice . . . and vice won. Learn More
  3. Legacy of Secrecy

    Legacy Of Secrecy: The Long Shadow Of The JFK Assassination

    $26.95

    The rifle fire in Dallas that killed John F. Kennedy didn’t just start a frantic effort to find his assassins. Learn More
  4. Life Under the Jolly Roger

    Life Under the Jolly Roger: Reflections on Golden Age Piracy

    $20.00

    Over the last couple of decades an ideological battle has raged over the political legacy and cultural symbolism of the "golden age" pirates who roamed the seas between the Caribbean Islands and the Indian Ocean from 1690 to 1725. They are depicted as romanticized villains on the one hand, and as genuine social rebels on the other. Learn More
  5. Love and Struggle

    Love and Struggle: My Life in SDS, the Weather Underground, and Beyond

    $22.00

    Written from the maximum-security prison where he has lived for almost 30 years, this enlightening memoir chronicles the militant career of David Gilbert, a radical activist whose incarceration is due to his involvement in the 1981 Brinks robbery, an attempted expropriation that resulted in four deaths. Learn More
  6. Maryland's Amusement Parks

    Maryland's Amusement Parks

    $21.99

    From Ferris wheels to roller coasters to tunnels of love, everyone has a favorite amusement park memory. For nearly 130 years, many of those memories have been made at Maryland's amusement parks. Learn More
  7. Maryland's Motion Picture Theaters

    Maryland's Motion Picture Theaters

    $21.99

    Since movies were first exhibited in the late 19th century, Maryland has been home to hundreds of theaters. Some of these theaters were built for movies, but others were traditional theaters, academies of music, lodge halls, and even town halls. Learn More
  8. Mein Kampf

    Mein Kampf

    $22.00

    In 1922, just four years after the war to end all wars, an unknown Austrian then living in Bavaria planned a pamphlet to be called Settling Accounts. Learn More
  9. Not In My Neighborhood

    Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City

    $28.95

    Eugenics, racial thinking, and white supremacist attitudes influenced even the federal government's actions toward housing in the 20th century, dooming American cities to ghettoization. Learn More
  10. On an Irish Island

    On an Irish Island

    $26.95

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    On an Irish Island is a love letter to a vanished way of life, in which Robert Kanigel, the highly praised author of The Man Who Knew Infinity and The One Best Way, tells the story of the Great Blasket, a wildly beautiful island off the west coast of Ireland, renowned during the early twentieth century for the rich communal life of its residents and the unadulterated Irish they spoke. Learn More

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