SOCIETY

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

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  1. Howard Zinn On History

    Howard Zinn On History

    $12.95

    A handy pocket guide on the uses of history - and the power of history when it is put to the service of the struggle for human rights - by America's most beloved radical historian. Learn More
  2. Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left (tpb)

    Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left

    $18.95

    Howard Zinn was perhaps the best-known and most widely celebrated popular interpreter of American history in the twentieth century, renowned as a bestselling author, a political activist, a lecturer, and one of America’s most recognizable and admired progressive voices. Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Just When You Thought Things Couldn't Get Worse cover

    Just When You Thought It Couldn't Get Worse

    $18.95

    Edward Sorel is widely recognized as America's premier illustrator. Learn More
  6. 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
  7. Lenin's Tomb

    Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire

    $18.00

    "An engrossing and essential addition to the human and political literature of our time."--The New York Times Learn More
  8. Lies Across America cover

    Lies Across America

    $16.00

    What our historic sites get wrong. Learn More
  9. 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
  10. Lincoln Speeches

    Lincoln Speeches (Penguin Civic Classics 4)

    $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

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