SOCIETY

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

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  1. Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959

    Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959: A Critical Assessment

    $24.00

    Uncritically lauded by many on the left, and impulsively denounced by the right, the Cuban revolution is almost universally viewed in one-dimensional Farber, one of its most informed left-wing critics, provides a much-needed critical assessment of the revolution’s impact and legacy. Learn More
  2. 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
  3. December 1941

    December 1941: 31 Days that Changed America and Saved the World

    $24.99

    December 1941 traces, day-by-day, the most important 31 days in the history of America's participation in WWII, which snuffed out the lives of millions and changed history forever. Learn More
  4. Demanding the Impossible

    Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism

    $28.95

    Navigating the broad 'river of anarchy', from Taoism to Situationism, from Ranters to Punk rockers, from individualists to communists, from anarcho-syndicalists to anarcha-feminists, Demanding the Impossible is an authoritative and lively study of a widely misunderstood subject. Learn More
  5. Destiny of the Republic

    Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

    $28.95

    James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with the corrupt political establishment. But four months after his inauguration, a deranged office seeker tracked Garfield down and shot him in the back. Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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. The Enchanted Forest

    Enchanted Forest: Memories of Maryland's Storybook Park

    $19.99

    The history of the Enchanted Forest is one of magical beginnings. Learn More

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