SOCIETY

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

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  1. 67 Shots

    67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence

    $25.99

    At midday on May 4, 1970, after three days of protests, several thousand students and the Ohio National Guard faced off at opposite ends of the grassy campus Commons at Kent State University. Learn More
  2. 777 And Other Qabalistic Writings of Aleister Crowley

    777 And Other Qabalistic Writings of Aleister Crowley: Including Gematria And Sepher Sephiroth

    $24.95

    This edition includes Liber 777, Gematria (from Equinox Volume 1, Number 5), and Sepher Sephiroth (from Equinox Volume 1, Number 8). Learn More
  3. A Childhood: The Biography of a Place

    A Childhood: The Biography of a Place

    $26.95

    A Childhood is the unforgettable memoir of Harry Crews' earliest years, a sharply remembered portrait of the people, locales, and circumstances that shaped him--and destined him to be a storyteller. Learn More
  4. A People's History Of American Empire

    A People's History Of American Empire

    $20.00

    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
  5.  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
  6. 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
  7. Abuse Your Illusions

    Abuse Your Illusions

    $24.95

    The Disinformation Guide To Media Mirages And Establishment Lies. Learn More
  8. The Age of Acquiescence

    Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power

    $28.00

    A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished. Learn More
  9. Agitate! Educate! Organize!

    Agitate! Educate! Organize!: American Labor Posters

    $24.95

    In Agitate! Educate! Organize!, Lincoln Cushing and Timothy W. Drescher share their vast knowledge about the rich graphic tradition of labor posters. Learn More
  10. All The Single Ladies

    All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

    $27.00

    In a provocative, groundbreaking work, National Magazine Award­–finalist Rebecca Traister, “the most brilliant voice on feminism in this country” (Anne Lamott), traces the history of unmarried women in America who, through social, political, and economic means, have radically shaped our nation. Learn More
  11. All Tomorrow's Parties

    All Tomorrow's Parties: A Memoir

    $25.00

    Rob Spillman—the award-winning, charismatic cofounding editor of the legendary Tin House magazine—has devoted his life to the rebellious pursuit of artistic authenticity. Learn More
  12. American Crucifixion

    American Crucifixion: The Murder Of Joseph Smith And The Fate of the Mormon Church

    $26.99

    On June 27, 1844, a mob stormed the jail in the dusty frontier town of Carthage, Illinois. Clamorous and angry, they were hunting down a man they saw as a grave threat to their otherwise quiet lives: the founding prophet of Mormonism, Joseph Smith. They wanted blood. Learn More
  13. Anarchism and the City

    Anarchism and the City: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Barcelona, 1898–1937

    $20.00

    Between 1898 and 1937, competing interests from the national government, the regional industrialists, and the working class, fought for control of Barcelona. The social realities of Barcelona as Spain's economic, cultural, social, and political capital provided a perfect backdrop for battle over the urban future. Learn More
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    Anarchist Voices: An Oral History Of Anarchism In America

    $28.00

    Anarchist Voices contains 180 interviews conducted by Avrich over a period of 30 years. Learn More
  15. Anarchists Never Surrender

    Anarchists Never Surrender: Essays, Polemics, and Correspondence on Anarchism, 1908–1938

    $20.00

    Providing a complete picture of Victor Serge’s relationship to anarchist action and doctrine, this volume contains writings going back to his teenage years in Brussels, where he became influenced by the doctrine of individualist anarchism. Learn More
  16. Anarchy Evolution

    Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without God

    $22.99

    Most people know Greg Graffin as the lead singer of the punk band Bad Religion, but few know that he also received a PhD from Cornell University and teaches evolution at the University of California at Los Angeles. Learn More
  17. Anatomies: A Cultural History Of The Human Body

    Anatomies: A Cultural History Of The Human Body

    $26.95

    An eye-opening, spine-tingling, heartwarming tour through the extraordinary history and secrets of the human body. Learn More
  18. And the Weak Suffer What They Must?

    And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe's Crisis and America's Economic Future

    $27.99

    A titanic battle is being waged for Europe’s integrity and soul, with the forces of reason and humanism losing out to growing irrationality, authoritarianism, and malice, promoting inequality and austerity. The whole world has a stake in a victory for rationality, liberty, democracy, and humanism. Learn More
  19. Another Great Day At Sea

    Another Great Day At Sea: Life Aboard The USS George H.W. Bush

    $24.95

    From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. Learn More
  20. Are We Being Watched?

    Are We Being Watched?: The Search for Life in the Cosmos

    $24.95

    An engaging exploration with renowned astronomer Paul Murdin of how life emerged on Earth—and the possibilities that it exists elsewhere Learn More
  21. Area 51

    Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base

    $27.99

    It is the most famous military installation in the world. And it doesn't exist. Located a mere seventy-five miles outside of Las Vegas in Nevada's desert, the base has never been acknowledged by the U.S. government-but Area 51 has captivated imaginations for decades. Learn More
  22. The Art of Asking

    Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help

    $27.00

    Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby for their dollars. Learn More
  23. Assholes

    Assholes: A Theory

    $23.95

    In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary. Learn More
  24. An Atheist's History of Belief: Understanding Our Most Extraordinary Invention

    Atheist's History of Belief: Understanding Our Most Extraordinary Invention

    $26.00

    What first prompted prehistoric man, sheltering in the shadows of deep caves, to call upon the realm of the spirits? And why has belief thrived since, shaping thousands of generations of shamans, pharaohs, Aztec priests and Mayan rulers, Jews, Buddhists, Christians, Nazis, and Scientologists? Learn More
  25. Barracuda In The Attic

    Barracuda In The Attic

    $26.99

    Whether shooting pool with the mobster Crazy Joey Gallo, attending a dinner party hosted by an aged but remarkably spry Groucho Marx, or simply playing doctor with a classmate in the former estate of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kipp Friedman led a colorful childhood. Learn More

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