HISTORY

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. History Magazine's Heroes & Desperados

    History Magazine's Heroes And Desperados

    $8.95

    David A. Norris regales us with tales of good guys, and bad guys through the ages. Learn More
  5. History of Farting

    History of Farting

    $9.95

    You know you do it. Everyone farts. From the ancient Greeks to monarchs and presidents, here is a chronicle of broken wind that sails through the ages. Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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