History & Politics

This is a selection of some of our absolute favorite books from our History & Politics sections. Whether you're looking for the best of new releases or a tried and true old favorite, we've got something to recommend. Click here to browse our other curated sections.

 

 

One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy Cover Image
By Carol Anderson, Dick Durbin (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635571394
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 17th, 2019

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Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

Beyond Survival: Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781849353625
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Published: AK Press - January 21st, 2020

The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544944831
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Published: Mariner Books - March 7th, 2017

Are Prisons Obsolete? (Open Media Series) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781583225813
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Published: Seven Stories Press - August 5th, 2003

How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580058070
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Published: Hachette Go - June 2nd, 2020

The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780822369004
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Published: Duke University Press - February 3rd, 2017

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780385348713
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Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020

In Defense of Looting: A Riotous History of Uncivil Action Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781645036692
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 25th, 2020

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions Cover Image
By Valeria Luiselli, Jon Lee Anderson (Introduction by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781566894951
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 4th, 2017

Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement Cover Image
By Angela Y. Davis, Frank Barat (Editor), Cornel West (Preface by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781608465644
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 9th, 2016

The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781451694123
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 27th, 2016

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The Odyssey Cover Image
By Homer, Emily Wilson (Translated by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356250
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 6th, 2018

Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex, Second Edition Cover Image
By Eric A. Stanley (Editor), Nat Smith (Editor), Cece McDonald (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781849352345
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Published: AK Press - October 27th, 2015

Females Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781788737371
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Published: Verso - October 29th, 2019

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568585987
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

The Library Book Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476740195
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain Cover Image
By Aaron Dixon, Judson L. Jeffries (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781608461783
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Published: Haymarket Books - October 9th, 2012

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631494536
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Published: Liveright - May 1st, 2018

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #3) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807057834
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Published: Beacon Press - August 11th, 2015

These Truths: A History of the United States Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780393357424
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 1st, 2019

Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812998757
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Published: Random House - July 28th, 2020