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  1. The Devil's Cloth

    Devil's Cloth: A History of Stripes

    $12.00

    To stripe a surface serves to distinguish it, to point it out, to oppose it or associate it with another surface, and thus to classify it, to keep an eye on it, to verify it, even to censor it. Learn More
  2. The Devils' Alliance

    Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941

    $29.99

    History remembers the Soviets and the Nazis as bitter enemies and ideological rivals, the two mammoth and opposing totalitarian regimes of World War II whose conflict would be the defining and deciding clash of the war. Learn More
  3. Dr. Seuss & Co. Go to War (softcover)

    Dr. Seuss And Co. Go to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of America’s Leading Comic Artists

    $21.95

    Hailed by Entertainment Weekly as “a provocative history of wartime politics,” Dr. Seuss Goes to War, published nearly a decade ago, sold over one hundred thousand copies and introduced readers to the World War II–era political cartoons of Theodore Seuss Geisel, better known to the world as Dr. Seuss. Published to great acclaim, the collection included over two hundred cartoons from Geisel’s years working for the New York daily newspaper PM. Learn More
  4. Eastern Shore Beer

    Eastern Shore Beer: The Heady History of Chesapeake Brewing

    $19.99

    When Great Britain levied heavy taxes against the colonies, the Eastern Shore's first beer geek, John Beale Bordley, swore off English ales and set his substantial estate to perfecting his own home brews. Learn More
  5. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

    Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

    $17.00

    Tom Wolfe's much-discussed kaleidoscopic non-fiction novel chronicles the tale of novelist Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters. Learn More
  6. Empress Dowager Cixi

    Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

    $17.95

    In 1852, at age sixteen, Cixi was chosen as one of Emperor Xianfeng’s numerous concubines. When he died in 1861, their five-year-old son succeeded to the throne. Cixi at once launched a coup against her son’s regents and placed herself as the true source of power—governing through a silk screen that separated her from her male officials. Learn More
  7. The Enchanted Forest

    Enchanted Forest: Memories of Maryland's Storybook Park

    $19.99

    The history of the Enchanted Forest is one of magical beginnings. Learn More
  8. F*ck: The History of the World in 65 Unfortunate Incidents

    F*ck: The History of the World in 65 Unfortunate Incidents

    $14.95

    This snarky little graphic volume is like a "Book of Hours" for pessimists and contrarians everywhere. Everything has a downside, if only you looked at it the right way. Award-winning cartoonist Martin Rowson tells the story of Earth, from start to finish, in sixty-seven savagely witty, splendidly satirical vignettes. Learn More
  9. Fear And Lotathing On The Campaign Trail '72

    Fear And Loathing On The Campaign Trail '72

    $17.00

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    Forty years after its original publication, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 remains a cornerstone of American political journalism and one of the bestselling campaign books of all time. Learn More
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    Fighting For Freedom

    $13.95

    ...Because A Better World Is Possible. Learn More
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    Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America

    $18.99

    On that July evening in 1946, the leader counted aloud and the mob of white men fired. Seconds later, the leader counted again, 'One, two, three,' and the mob fired once more. Learn More
  12. Firebrands: Portraits from the Americas

    Firebrands: Portraits from the Americas

    $10.00

    Curated by the Justseeds Artists' Collective, Firebrands is 192 pages of art, world history, and dangerous information. Learn More
  13. For All The People (new edition)

    For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America

    $29.95

    The survival of indigenous communities and the first European settlers alike depended on a deeply cooperative style of living and working, based around common lands, shared food and labor. Cooperative movements proved integral to the grassroots organizations and struggles challenging the domination of unbridled capitalism in America’s formative years. Holding aloft the vision for an alternative economic system based on cooperative industry, they have played a vital, and dynamic role in the struggle to create a better world. Learn More
  14. Forbidden City, USA

    Forbidden City, USA: Chinese American Nightclubs, 1936-1970

    $29.95

    FORBIDDEN CITY, USA captures the magic and glamour of a Chinese American nightclub scene that peaked in San Francisco during World War II. Learn More
  15. Forbidden History

    Forbidden History: Prehistoric Technologies, Extraterrestrial Intervention, and the Suppressed Origins of Civilization

    $18.00

    Challenges the scientific theories on the establishment of civilization and technology. Contains 42 essays by 17 key thinkers in the fields of alternative science and history, including Christopher Dunn, Frank Joseph, Will Hart, Rand Flem-Ath, and Moira Timmes. Learn More
  16. Founding Myths

    Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past

    $17.95

    First published ten years ago, award-winning historian Ray Raphael’s Founding Myths has since established itself as a landmark of historical myth-busting. Learn More
  17. From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short, Illustrated History of Labor in the United States

    From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short, Illustrated History of Labor in the United States

    $18.95

    Hailed in a starred Publishers Weekly review as a work of 'impressive even-handedness and analytic acuity... that gracefully handles a broad range of subject matter,' From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend is the first comprehensive look at American history through the prism of working people. Learn More
  18. Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln

    Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln

    $14.00

    Perhaps the greatest speech in American history--certainly the best-known--is beautifully typeset, designed and augmented in this slim, affordable volume. Learn More
  19. 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
  20. Ghosts Behind the Sun

    Ghosts Behind the Sun: Splendor, Enigma And Death: Mondo Memphis Volume 1

    $24.95

    Tav Falco's sprawling study of Memphis begins with the Civil War massacre at Fort Pillow, the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1878 and the grisly murders of the Harp Brothers. Learn More
  21. The Great Grisby

    Great Grisby: Two Thousand Years of Literary, Royal, Philosophical, and Artistic Dog Lovers and Their Exceptional Animals

    $25.99

    A scholar, psychoanalyst, and cultural critic explores the multifaceted role dogs play in our world in this charming bestiary of dogs from literature, lore, and life. Learn More
  22. Guilford

    Guilford

    $21.99

    Guilford, which debuted in 1913 as a collaboration of the Roland Park Company and the acclaimed Olmsted Brothers, became a model for suburban developments nationally. Learn More
  23. Hampden-Woodberry

    Hampden-Woodberry

    $21.99

    The urban Baltimore neighborhood of Hampden-Woodberry began as a mill village in rural Baltimore County, where the swift-flowing waters of Jones Falls provided the power for early gristmills. Learn More
  24. Hard Times

    Hard Times: An Illustrated Oral History of the Great Depression

    $21.95

    First published in 1970, Studs Terkel’s bestselling Hard Times has been called “a huge anthem in praise of the American spirit” (Saturday Review) and “an invaluable record” (The New York Times). Learn More
  25. Harem

    Harem: The World Behind the Veil

    $29.95

    A fascinating illustrated history of one of the strangest, and cruelest, cultural institutions ever devised. A worldwide best seller, translated into twenty-five languages. Learn More

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