SOCIETY

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

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  1. Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 2

    Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 2

    $45.00

    Mark Twain's complete, uncensored Autobiography was an instant bestseller when the first volume was published in 2010, on the centennial of the author's death, as he requested. Learn More
  2. Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 3

    Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 3

    $45.00

    The surprising final chapter of a great American life. Learn More
  3. Cabinets of Wonder

    Cabinets of Wonder

    $45.00

    Skulls, butterflies, hunting trophies, ancient Egyptian artifacts, the alleged skeletons of mythological creatures, and many other mysterious oddities fill cabinets of wonder. Learn More
  4. Death and the Afterlife

    Death and the Afterlife: A Chronological Journey, from Cremation to Quantum Resurrection

    $45.00

    Throughout history, the nature and mystery of death has captivated artists, scientists, philosophers, physicians, and theologians. Learn More
  5. Extraordinary Exhibitions

    Extraordinary Exhibitions

    $49.95

    This is an informal history of sensational, scientific, silly, satisfying and startling attractions based on seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth century broadsides from the Ricky Jay's extraordinary collection. Learn More
  6. Gems From The Equinox

    Gems From The Equinox: Instructions by Aleister Crowley for His Own Magical Order

    $49.95

    This book belongs in the library of every student of the Western Tradition. Learn More
  7. Ghost Army of World War II

    Ghost Army of World War II: How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery

    $40.00

    In the summer of 1944, a handpicked group of young GIs—including such future luminaries as Bill Blass, Ellsworth Kelly, Arthur Singer, Victor Dowd, Art Kane, and Jack Masey—landed in France to conduct a secret mission. Learn More
  8. Howard L. Bingham's Black Panthers 1968

    Howard L. Bingham's Black Panthers 1968

    $44.95

    Forty years after Life magazine sent writer Gilbert Moore and photographer Howard Bingham to document and tell the story of the Black Panthers. Learn More
  9. KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps

    KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps

    $40.00

    The first comprehensive history of the Nazi concentration camps. Learn More
  10. Less Than Nothing

    Less Than Nothing: Hegel And The Shadow Of Dialectical Materialism

    $49.95

    For the last two centuries, Western philosophy has developed in the shadow of Hegel, an influence each new thinker struggles to escape. As a consequence, Hegel’s absolute idealism has become the bogeyman of philosophy, obscuring the fact that he is the defining philosopher of the historical transition to modernity, a period with which our own times share startling similarities. Learn More
  11. Money And Tough Love

    Money And Tough Love: On Tour With The IMF

    $40.00

    In Money and Tough Love Liaquat Ahamed offers brilliant insight into the heart of one the world’s most influential institutions. Learn More
  12. The Other Hundred

    Other Hundred: 100 Faces, Places, Stories

    $40.00

    The Forbes 100, the Fortune 500, Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index . . . the list of rich lists is endless. Here instead are the stories of The Other Hundred — those people who aren’t among the world’s rich, but whose lives deserve to be celebrated. Learn More
  13. Subversives

    Subversives: The FBI's War on Student Radicals, and Reagan's Rise to Power

    $40.00

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    Subversives traces the FBI’s secret involvement with three iconic figures at Berkeley during the 1960s: the ambitious neophyte politician Ronald Reagan, the fierce but fragile radical Mario Savio, and the liberal university president Clark Kerr. Learn More

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