SOCIETY

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

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  1. Founding Myths

    Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past

    $17.95

    First published ten years ago, award-winning historian Ray Raphael’s Founding Myths has since established itself as a landmark of historical myth-busting. Learn More
  2. From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short, Illustrated History of Labor in the United States

    From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short, Illustrated History of Labor in the United States

    $18.95

    Hailed in a starred Publishers Weekly review as a work of 'impressive even-handedness and analytic acuity... that gracefully handles a broad range of subject matter,' From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend is the first comprehensive look at American history through the prism of working people. Learn More
  3. Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln

    Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln

    $14.00

    Perhaps the greatest speech in American history--certainly the best-known--is beautifully typeset, designed and augmented in this slim, affordable volume. Learn More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Hampden-Woodberry

    Hampden-Woodberry

    $19.95

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    The urban Baltimore neighborhood of Hampden-Woodberry began as a mill village in rural Baltimore County, where the swift-flowing waters of Jones Falls provided the power for early gristmills. 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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