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J Gerlach is a longtime independent researcher and zine writer. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Spanish Civil War

The Spanish Civil War

by John Gerlach

The Spanish Civil War is part of John Gerlach's Simple History series (hot on the heels of Nez Perce Indians)! …

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$20 Superpack: Rebel Alliance

$20 Superpack: Rebel Alliance

by Dawson Barrett, Joe Biel, Elly Blue, John Gerlach, Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN and 5 more

Want to join the Rebel Alliance? Congratulations, you're already on the team. These books will help get you primed for …

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$20 Superpack: Understand the News

$20 Superpack: Understand the News

by Kaycee Eckhardt, John Gerlach, Dan Méndez Moore, Super Pack! and Kristian Williams

There are a lot of serious issues in the world, and let's face it, scrolling through the headlines and memes isn't …

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$20 Superpack: Light a Fire!

$20 Superpack: Light a Fire!

by Dawson Barrett, John Gerlach, Just Seeds and Super Pack!

Celebrate whatever independence you've got by reading some books that'll set off mental fireworks and get you moving …

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$20 Superpack: Decolonize Yourself

$20 Superpack: Decolonize Yourself

by Sascha Altman DuBrul, John Gerlach, Anne Elizabeth Moore, Just Seeds and Super Pack!

How can we decolonize the world when colonialist attitudes of self and other are so deeply embedded in our psyches? …

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The Mongolian Empire

The Mongolian Empire

by John Gerlach

Conquerors of the largest land empire of all time, five times the size of Alexander The Great’s, Genghis Khan’s …

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100 Years of Modern Iran (1891-1991)

100 Years of Modern Iran (1891-1991)

by John Gerlach

Iran has been at the center of the action for over 2500 years. J. Gerlach's recent history of the country covers a …

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Interstate Highway System

Interstate Highway System

by John Gerlach

Rather than condemning the planning and development of the Interstate Highway System, J. Gerlach’s Simple History …

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The Simple History Series: Collection One

The Simple History Series: Collection One

by John Gerlach

Included in this seven-zine, 336-page, sleeve-bound boxset is Simple History author J. Gerlach's Nez Perce …

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Christopher Columbus & His Expeditions to America zine

Christopher Columbus & His Expeditions to America zine

by John Gerlach

While past histories depict Christopher Columbus as either god-sent angel or bloodthirsty demon, Simple History …

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The Cold War

The Cold War

by John Gerlach

In the latest installment of the Simple History zine series, author J. Gerlach takes a look at the Cold War. An era …

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Crusades: Christian Attempts to Liberate the Holy Land (1095-1229)

Crusades: Christian Attempts to Liberate the Holy Land (1095-1229)

by John Gerlach

In the new edition of J. Gerlach's Simple History series Crusades zine we look at the period between 1095 and …

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The Congo

The Congo

by John Gerlach

The story of the Congo is  the story of imperialism, foreign governments drawing boundaries and associating …

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Hawaii (1778-1959): From Western Discovery to Statehood

Hawaii (1778-1959): From Western Discovery to Statehood

by John Gerlach

Hawaii tells the story of an uncharted melting pot of cultures, homogenized and “conquered” by the United States. …

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The Nez Perce Indians

The Nez Perce Indians

by John Gerlach

In part eight of the Simple History zine series, J. Gerlach takes a good hard look at the Nez Perce, also known as the …

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