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  1. The Angry Brigade

    The Angry Brigade: A History of Britain's First Urban Guerilla Group

    $24.95

    “You can't reform profit capitalism and inhumanity. Just kick it till it breaks.” —Angry Brigade, communique Learn More
  2. 35 Articles of Impeachment and the Case for Prosecuting George W. Bush cover

    The 35 Articles of Impeachment and the Case for Prosecuting George W. Bush

    $12.00

    Several books have argued a hypothetical case for impeaching George W. Bush, but Congressman Dennis Kucinich grabbed the bull by the horns and put forward 35 Articles of Impeachment before Congress in June 2008. Learn More
  3. Territories in Resistance

    Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements

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    "Emancipation," argues Raúl Zibechi, "is not an objective but a way of life." Learn More
  4. Team of Rivals

    Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

    $21.00

    This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Learn More
  5. Supreme Court Decisions

    Supreme Court Decisions (Penguin Civic Classics 6)

    $12.00

    In time for the upcoming election season, Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Learn More
  6. The Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, and a Wild Pennant Fight Made Baseball America's Game (paperback)

    Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, and a Wild Pennant Fight Made Baseball America's Game

    $15.99

    Chris Von der Ahe knew next to nothing about baseball when he risked his life’s savings to found the 19th Century St. Louis Browns, the franchise that would become the St. Louis Cardinals. Yet the German-born beer garden proprietor would become one of the most important—and funniest—figures in the game’s history. Learn More
  7. Summer of '68 (paperback ed.)

    Summer of '68: The Season That Changed Baseball, and America, Forever

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    The extraordinary story of the 1968 baseball season—when the game was played to perfection even as the country was being pulled apart at the seams. Learn More
  8. 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
  9. Straight

    Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality

    $26.95

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    Like the typewriter and the light bulb, the heterosexual was invented in the 1860s and swiftly and permanently transformed Western culture. The idea of “the heterosexual” was unprecedented. After all, men and women had been having sex, marrying, building families, and sometimes even falling in love for millennia without having any special name for their emotions or acts. Yet, within half a century, “heterosexual” had become a byword for “normal,” enshrined in law, medicine, psychiatry, and the media as a new gold standard for human experience. Learn More
  10. Story Of The Jews

    Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC-1492 AD

    $39.99

    In this magnificently illustrated cultural history—the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews—Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish experience, tracing it across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the New World in 1492 to the modern day. Learn More

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