HISTORY

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  1. Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power

    Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times

    $16.95

    The story of some of the most important and little-known activists of the 1960s, in a deeply soucrced narrative history. Learn More
  2. A History Of Weapons

    History of Weapons: Crossbows, Caltrops, Catapults And Lots of Other Things that Can Seriously Mess You Up

    $18.95

    One day a prehistoric guy picked up a rock and threw it at something. And the history of weapons began. Learn More
  3. The History Of White People

    History of White People

    $18.95

    Telling perhaps the most important forgotten story in American history, eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter guides us through more than two thousand years of Western civilization, illuminating not only the invention of race but also the frequent praise of “whiteness” for economic, scientific, and political ends. Learn More
  4. How The World Was

    How The World Was: A California Childhood

    $19.99

    In 1994, French cartoonist Emmanuel Guibert befriended an American veteran named Alan Cope and began creating his new friend's graphic biography. Learn More
  5. How To Speak Baseball

    How to Speak Baseball: An Illustrated Guide to Ballpark Banter

    $14.95

    This handsome guide to the language of baseball decodes the amusing, clever phrases that pepper commentary about the sport. Learn More
  6. Howard Zinn On History

    Howard Zinn On History

    $12.95

    A handy pocket guide on the uses of history - and the power of history when it is put to the service of the struggle for human rights - by America's most beloved radical historian. Learn More
  7. Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left (tpb)

    Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left

    $18.95

    Howard Zinn was perhaps the best-known and most widely celebrated popular interpreter of American history in the twentieth century, renowned as a bestselling author, a political activist, a lecturer, and one of America’s most recognizable and admired progressive voices. Learn More
  8. In The Garden Of Beasts

    In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

    $16.00

    Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, the bestselling author of Devil in the White City turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power. Learn More
  9. The Invention Of Murder

    Invention Of Murder: How The Victorians Revelled In Death And Detection And Created Modern Crime

    $16.99

    In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most gripping cases that captivated the Victorians and gave rise to the first detective fiction. Learn More
  10. Island Of Vice (paperback)

    Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York

    $16.00

    When young Theodore Roosevelt was appointed police commissioner of New York City, he had the astounding gall to try to shut down the brothels, gambling joints, and after-hours saloons. This is the story of how TR took on Manhattan vice . . . and vice won. Learn More

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