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Vichy france: Old guard and new order, 1940-1944

Robert O. Paxton's classic study of the aftermath of France's sudden collapse under Nazi invasion utilizes captured German archives and other contemporary materials to construct a strong and disturbing account of the Vichy period in France.

The strange career of jim crow - C. Vann Woodward

The Strange Career of Jim Crow is one of the great works of Southern history. Indeed, the book actually helped shape that history.

At canaan's edge: America in the King years, 1965-68

At Canaan's Edge concludes America in the King Years, a three-volume history that will endure as a masterpiece of storytelling on American race, violence, and democracy.

Pillar of fire: America in the King years, 1963-65

From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch, the second part of his epic trilogy on the American Civil Rights Movement.

Parting the waters: Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement 1954-63 - Taylor Branch

First of a 3-volume social history, Parting the Waters is more than a biography of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the decade preceding his emergence as a national figure.

In Defence of Smashing Cameras - Anonymous

A response from journalist critics of protestors taking action to defend themselves from identification and repression. Written in 2016 by an unknown author, recent events have shown it to remain very relevant.

Up Against the Wall - Anonymous

A short communique from 2003 about the construction of a wall to expand Israeli occupation and how anarchists can respond to this and other attempts to erect borders between peoples.

Putting it all on Red - The Michael Laski Story

A tale of gambling, violence and betrayal in 60s America. Starring a romantic rebel hounded by his inner demons.

How Nonviolence Protects the State - Peter Gelderloos

A text demonstrating how pacifism, far from being a neutral ideology actively supports state violence.

Scandal - Joseph Déjacque

A short passage about the value of attacking the accepted morality of class society.