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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Children of the Days

    Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History

    $26.99

    Unfurling like a medieval book of days, each page of Eduardo Galeano’s Children of the Days has an illuminating story that takes inspiration from that date of the calendar year, resurrecting the heroes and heroines who have fallen off the historical map, but whose lives remind us of our darkest hours and sweetest victories. Learn More
  6. Censors at Work

    Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature

    $27.95

    This absorbing history by a brilliant scholar and writer deepens our understanding of how censorship works. Learn More
  7. The Bully Pulpit  (paperback)

    Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

    $22.00

    The gap between rich and poor has never been wider . . . legislative stalemate paralyzes the country . . . corporations resist federal regulations . . . spectacular mergers produce giant companies . . . the influence of money in politics deepens . . . bombs explode in crowded streets . . . small wars proliferate far from our shores . . . a dizzying array of inventions speeds the pace of daily life. Learn More
  8. Brewing in Baltimore

    Brewing in Baltimore

    $21.99

    Throughout its rich and vibrant history, Baltimore has been known by a variety of names: Mobtown, the Land of Pleasant Living, or Charm City to name just a few. Perhaps "Beer Town" would have been more appropriate. Learn More
  9. 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
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    Anarchist Voices: An Oral History Of Anarchism In America

    $28.00

    Anarchist Voices contains 180 interviews conducted by Avrich over a period of 30 years. Learn More

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