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  1. Coffin Point

    Coffin Point: The Strange Cases Of Ed McTeer, WitchDoctor Sheriff

    $26.00

    Ed McTeer was the sheriff of island-bound Beaufort County, South Carolina, for 36 years. The "Boy Sheriff" was only 22 when he was appointed to finish his dead father's term in 1926; he held the office until being voted out in 1962. Learn More
  2. Constitutional Myths

    Constitutional Myths: What We Get Wrong and How to Get It Right

    $26.95

    Americans of late have taken to waving the Constitution in the air and proclaiming, "The founders were on MY side! See, it’s all right here!" But these phantom constitutions bear little relation to the historical one. Learn More
  3. Cotton Tenants

    Cotton Tenants: Three Families

    $24.95

    A re-discovered masterpiece of reporting by a literary icon and a celebrated photographer. Learn More
  4. Creating a Movement with Teeth

    Creating a Movement with Teeth: A Documentary History of the George Jackson Brigade

    $24.95

    Bursting into existence in the Pacific Northwest in 1975, the George Jackson Brigade claimed 14 pipe bombings against corporate and state targets, as many bank robberies, and the daring rescue of a jailed member. Learn More
  5. Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959

    Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959: A Critical Assessment

    $24.00

    Uncritically lauded by many on the left, and impulsively denounced by the right, the Cuban revolution is almost universally viewed in one-dimensional Farber, one of its most informed left-wing critics, provides a much-needed critical assessment of the revolution’s impact and legacy. Learn More
  6. December 1941

    December 1941: 31 Days that Changed America and Saved the World

    $24.99

    December 1941 traces, day-by-day, the most important 31 days in the history of America's participation in WWII, which snuffed out the lives of millions and changed history forever. Learn More
  7. Demanding the Impossible

    Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism

    $28.95

    Navigating the broad 'river of anarchy', from Taoism to Situationism, from Ranters to Punk rockers, from individualists to communists, from anarcho-syndicalists to anarcha-feminists, Demanding the Impossible is an authoritative and lively study of a widely misunderstood subject. Learn More
  8. Destiny of the Republic

    Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

    $28.95

    James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with the corrupt political establishment. But four months after his inauguration, a deranged office seeker tracked Garfield down and shot him in the back. Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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

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