HISTORY

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  1. Stayin’ Alive (trade paperback)

    Stayin’ Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class

    $21.95

    The tortuous path from Nixon to Reagan—think Archie Bunker, Dog Day Afternoon, and Merle Haggard—in a major new work on the cultural and political history of the 1970s, from a prizewinning historian. Learn More
  2. Straight

    Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality

    $26.95

    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 1

    The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 1

    $22.95

    Collecting volumes 1 - 7 of the comic.
    From The Big Bang to Alexander The Great. Learn More
  6. The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 2

    The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 2

    $23.99

    Collecting volumes 8 - 13. From the Springtime of China to the Fall of Rome. Learn More
  7. The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 3

    The Cartoon History Of The Universe Volume 3

    $22.95

    This long-awaited edition to Gonick's masterpiece deals with history from the rise of Arabia to the Renaissance. Learn More
  8. The Disinformation Guide to Ancient Aliens, Lost Civilizations, Astonishing Archaeology and Hidden History

    The Disinformation Guide to Ancient Aliens, Lost Civilizations, Astonishing Archaeology and Hidden History

    $21.95

    Where did "modern" civilization begin? What lies beneath the waves? Do myths describe interstellar impact? How'd they lift that stone? Was the Ark of the Covenant a mechanical device? Were there survivors of an Atlantean catastrophe? Who really discovered the "New" World? Learn More
  9. The Eccentropedia

    The Eccentropedia: The Most Unusual People Who Have Ever Lived

    $25.95

    An A-Z of eccentrics! 250 true stories of the most distinctive, self-created people on earth. Learn More
  10. The Girls of Atomic City

    The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

    $27.00

    AT THE HEIGHT OF WORLD WAR II, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was home to 75,000 residents, consuming more electricity than New York City. But to most of the world, the town did not exist. Learn More

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