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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Haymarket Scrapbook

    Haymarket Scrapbook (25th Anniversary Edition)

    $23.00

    Marking the 125th anniversary of the 1886 bombing at Chicago's Haymarket Square, in a revised and expanded edition co-published with the Charles H. Kerr Company, this profusely illustrated anthology reproduces hundreds of original documents, speeches, posters, and handbills, as well as contributions by many of today's finest labor and radical historians focusing on Haymarket's enduring influence around the world—including the eight-hour workday. Learn More
  7. Hedy's Folly

    Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World

    $26.95

    What do Hedy Lamarr, avant-garde composer George Antheil, and your cell phone have in common? The answer is spread-spectrum radio: a revolutionary inven­tion based on the rapid switching of communications sig­nals among a spread of different frequencies. Without this technology, we would not have the digital comforts that we take for granted today. Learn More
  8. The Hidden History of the JFK Assassination

    Hidden History of the JFK Assassination

    $28.00

    November 22, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the tragedy that has haunted America ever since. For the first time, this concise and compelling book pierces the veil of secrecy to fully document the small, tightly-held conspiracy that killed President John F. Kennedy. It explains why he was murdered, and how it was done in a way that forced many records to remain secret for almost fifty years. Learn More
  9. Hitler's Furies

    Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields

    $26.00

    Wendy Lower’s stunning account of the role of German women on the World War II Nazi eastern front powerfully revises history, proving that we have ignored the reality of women’s participation in the Holocaust, including as brutal killers. Learn More
  10. How The Irish Became White

    How The Irish Became White

    $24.95

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    Focusing on how the Irish were assimilated as 'whites' in America, Ignatiev uncovers the roots of conflict between Irish-Americans and African-Americans and draws a powerful connection between the embracing of white supremacy and Irish 'success' in 19th Century American society. Learn More

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