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  1. You Can't Be Neutral On A Moving Train

    You Can't Be Neutral On A Moving Train

    $16.00

    Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States, tells his personal stories about more than thirty years of fighting for social change, from teaching at Spelman College to recent protests against war. Learn More
  2. The World Until Yesterday (tpb)

    World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

    $18.00

    Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society, from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity. Learn More
  3. Wicked Baltimore

    Wicked Baltimore: Charm City Sin and Scandal

    $19.99

    As home to Edgar Allan Poe's body, the acerbic wit of H.L. Mencken and Fells Point's nest of pirates, Baltimore revels in the deliciously dark side of its history. Learn More
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    Who Really Runs The World?

    $13.95

    The War Between Globalization and Democracy. Learn More
  5. White Like Me

    White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son

    $14.95

    With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection. It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white Americans in every realm: employment, education, housing, criminal justice, and elsewhere. Learn More
  6. When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain

    When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History's Unknown Chapters

    $16.00

    Obscure and addictive true tales from history told by one of our most entertaining historians, Giles Milton. Learn More
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    War With No End

    $14.95

    John Berger, Naomi Klein, Arundhati Roy, Joe Sacco and others examine the consequences of the 'War on Terror.' Learn More
  8. Wanted: Men to Fill the Jails of Spokane!

    Wanted: Men to Fill the Jails of Spokane!

    $15.00

    Mass civil disobedience, train-hopping militants, insurrectionist poets, radical marching bands, and a victory for a precarious proletariat—in 1909! Learn More
  9. Voices Of A People's History Of The United States

    Voices Of A People's History Of The United States

    $18.95

    Here in their own words are Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr., Plough Jogger, Sacco and Vanzetti, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Twain, and Malcolm X, to name just a few voices that appear here. Learn More
  10. Unfamiliar Fishes (tpb ed.)

    Unfamiliar Fishes

    $16.00

    From the bestselling author of The Wordy Shipmates, an examination of Hawaii, the place where Manifest Destiny got a sunburn. Learn More
  11. Understanding Jim Crow

    Understanding Jim Crow: Using Racist Memorabilia to Teach Tolerance and Promote Social Justice

    $19.95

    Selections of racist memorabilia from the collection at the Jim Crow Museum. Learn More
  12. Truth & Revolution

    Truth and Revolution: A History of the Sojourner Truth Organization, 1969–1986

    $19.95

    In the 1970s and 1980s, as the movements of the sixties receded from view, the revolutionary left in the United States went through a series of profound political, demographic, and cultural transformations as it struggled to find its footing in a rapidly changing world. Learn More
  13. The Worst Hard Time

    The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

    $14.95

    The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since. Learn More
  14. The Wordy Shipmates

    The Wordy Shipmates

    $16.00

    The Wordy Shipmates is Sarah Vowell's exploration of the Puritans and their journey to America to become the people of John Winthrop's 'city upon a hill' - a shining example, a 'city that cannot be hid.' Learn More
  15. The Ten-Cent Plague

    The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare And How It Changed America

    $16.00

    In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books. Learn More
  16. The Swerve (paperback)

    The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

    $16.95

    One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript, plucked from a thousand years of neglect, changed the course of human thought and made possible the world as we know it. Learn More
  17. The Simple History Series: Collection 1

    The Simple History Series: Collection 1

    $19.95

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    Illuminating history without subjectivity. Learn More
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    The Secret Temple: Masons, Mysteries, and the Founding of America

    $16.95

    Freemasonry is a large subject, and Levenda's study provides a history of the Society, highlighting important events, and including some of its more controversial and newsworthy aspects (such as the Propaganda Due lodge in Italy that was involved in the Roberto Calvi/Vatican banking scandal, and the involvement of Joseph Smith, Jr in Freemasonry). Learn More
  19. The Secret History of the World

    The Secret History of the World

    $16.95

    They say that history is written by the victors. But what if history?or what we come to know as history?has been written by the wrong people? What if everything we've been told is only part of the story? What if it's the wrong part? Learn More
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    The Redneck Manifesto: How Hillbillies, Hicks, and White Trash Became America's Scapegoats

    $14.00

    A thoroughly reasoned, darkly funny, and rampagingly angry defense of America's most maligned social group - the cultural clan variously referred to as rednecks, hillbillies, white trash, crackers, and trailer trash. Learn More
  21. The Philosophical Breakfast Club (trade paperback)

    The Philosophical Breakfast Club: Four Remarkable Friends Who Transformed Science and Changed the World

    $16.00

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    The Philosophical Breakfast Club recounts the life and work of four men who met as students at Cambridge University: Charles Babbage, John Herschel, William Whewell, and Richard Jones. Learn More
  22. Mental Floss History of the World

    The Mental Floss History of the World: An Irreverent Romp through Civilization's Best Bits

    $14.99

    “An irreverent romp through history’s best bits,” The Mental Floss History of the World is an amazingly entertaining joyride through 60,000 years of human civilization. Learn More
  23. The Indispensable Zinn

    The Indispensable Zinn: The Essential Writings of the "People's Historian"

    $19.95

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    When the historian Howard Zinn died in early 2010, millions mourned the loss of one of our foremost intellectual and political guides: a historian, activist, and truth-teller who, in the words of the New york Times’s Bob Herbert, “peel[ed] back the rosy veneer of much of American history.” Learn More
  24. The Historic Unfulfilled Promise

    The Historic Unfulfilled Promise

    $16.95

    Howard Zinn's life and work are the stuff of legend. His People's History of the United States has sold over two million copies and has altered how we see and teach history. A hero in word and deed, Zinn's views on freedom, fairness, history, democracy, and our own human potential are educational and transformative. Learn More
  25. The Fixer And Other Stories

    The Fixer And Other Stories

    $19.95

    Using old-fashioned pen and paper, award-winning cartoonist Joe Sacco reports from the sidelines of wars around the world. Learn More

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