SOCIETY

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

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  1. A First-Rate Madness

    A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness

    $16.00

    Historians have long puzzled over the apparent mental instability of great and terrible leaders alike: Napoleon, Lincoln, Churchill, Hitler, and others. Learn More
  2. A Lie of Reinvention

    A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable's Malcolm X

    $18.95

    A Lie of Reinvention is a response to Manning Marable’s biography of Malcolm X, A Life of Reinvention. Learn More
  3. A People's History Of American Empire

    A People's History Of American Empire

    $19.00

    Adapted from historian Howard Zinn's bestselling grassroots history of the United States, the story of America in the world is told in comics form! Learn More
  4.  A People's History of Poverty in America

    A People's History Of Poverty In America

    $21.95

    A classic since its original landmark publication in 1980, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is the first scholarly work to tell America’s story from the bottom up—from the point of view of, and in the words of, America’s women, factory workers, African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. Learn More
  5. A People’s History of Sports in the United States

    A People's History of Sports in the United States: 250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play

    $18.95

    In this long-awaited book from the rising superstar of sportswriting, whose blog “The Edge of Sports” is read each week by thousands of people across the country, Dave Zirin offers a riotously entertaining chronicle of larger-than-life sporting characters and dramatic contests and what amounts to an alternative history of the United States as seen through the games its people played. Through Zirin’s eyes, sports are never mere games, but a reflection of—and spur toward—the political conflicts that shape American society. Learn More
  6. A People's History Of The U.S. Military

    A People's History Of The U.S. Military: Ordinary Soldiers Reflect On Their Experience Of War, From The American Revolution To Afghanistan

    $19.95

    Military service can shatter or give meaning to lives–it is rarely a neutral ­encounter—and it has resulted in a rich outpouring of personal testimony from the men and women who have literally placed their lives on the line. Learn More
  7. A People's History Of The United States

    A People's History of the United States

    $25.00

    A classic since its original landmark publication in 1980, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is the first scholarly work to tell America’s story from the bottom up—from the point of view of, and in the words of, America’s women, factory workers, African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. Learn More
  8. A Young People's History of the United States

    A Young People's History of the United States

    $19.95

    This is the illustrated, and updated single volume young adult edition of Howard Zinn's classic telling of American history. Learn More
  9. After The Battle  #161

    After The Battle #161

    $9.99

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    For over 35 years, After the Battle has been presenting the history of the world's conflicts through 'then and now' comparison photographs. From the Zulu wars, through the First and Second World Wars; to the Falklands, all are researched on the actual battlefield to show how they appear today. Learn More
  10. American Political Speeches

    American Political Speeches (Penguin Civic Classics 5)

    $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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