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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 Author

The Spanish Civil War is part of John Gerlach's Simple History series! It’s 1936 and the world watches …

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$20 Superpack: Rebel Alliance

$20 Superpack: Rebel Alliance

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

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

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$20 Superpack: Understand the News

$20 Superpack: Understand the News

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

There are a lot of serious issues in the world, and let's face it, scrolling through the headlines and memes …

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$20 Superpack: Light a Fire!

$20 Superpack: Light a Fire!

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

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 Author, John Gerlach Author, Anne Elizabeth Moore Author, Just Seeds Author and Super Pack! Author

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 Author

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

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100 Years of Modern Iran (1891-1991)

100 Years of Modern Iran (1891-1991)

by John Gerlach Author

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 Author

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

The Simple History Series

by John Gerlach Author

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 and His Expeditions to America

Christopher Columbus and His Expeditions to America

by John Gerlach Author

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 Author

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

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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 Author

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

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The Congo

The Congo

by John Gerlach Author

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 Author

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

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The Nez Perce Indians

The Nez Perce Indians

by John Gerlach Author

A good hard look at the Nez Perce, also known as the Nimiipuu (or "the real people."). Over the course of 48 …

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