SOCIETY

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

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  1. 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
  2. Asia's Unknown Uprisings Volume 1

    Asia's Unknown Uprisings Volume 1: South Korean Social Movements in the 20th Century

    $28.95

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    Using social movements as a prism to illuminate the oft-hidden history of 20th-century Korea, this book provides detailed analysis of major uprisings that have patterned the country’s politics and society. Learn More
  3. Assassins And Assassinations

    Assassins and Assassinations: History's Most Infamous Plots

    $24.95

    A fascinating exploration of some of historyís most celebrated assassination plots, this book surveys, case by case, the circumstances surrounding 25 of its most notorious episodes. Learn More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Aubrey Beardsley

    Aubrey Beardsley

    $22.95

    An unprecedented glimpse into the life of the æsthetic movement, reprinted for the first time in 80 years. Learn More
  7. Autonomy, Solidarity, Possibility

    Autonomy, Solidarity, Possibility: The Colin Ward Reader

    $21.95

    In February 2010, the world mourned the passing of Colin Ward-scholar, social theorist, educator, publisher, and, according to Anne Power of the London School of Economics, "Britain's greatest living anarchist." Ward was always attentive to the ways society already works cooperatively, and pushed us to understand these impulses and experiments as a latent potential for anarchism. Learn More
  8. Baltimore '68

    Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth in an American City

    $29.95

    In 1968, Baltimore was home to a variety of ethnic, religious, and racial communities that, like those in other American cities, were confronting a quickly declining industrial base. In April of that year, disturbances broke the urban landscape along lines of race and class. Learn More
  9. 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
  10. Beasts! Book 1

    Beasts! Book 1

    $24.95

    Beasts is a classic mythological menagerie comprised of creatures that were thought at one time to actually exist, depicted by about a hundred of the most acclaimed artists and cartoonists coming from the most avant-garde ambits of the art world. Learn More

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