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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2016; US$ 13.95
Designed to serve the needs of students confronting Locke's political thought for the first time, Lee Ward's edition offers a faithful text of Two Treatises of Government with modernized spelling and punctuation. Its Editor's Introduction outlines the main arguments of these works, illustrates the conceptual thread uniting the less frequently read... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36
Examines the philosophical origins of the Anglo-American political and constitutional tradition in seventeenth-century England. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
The book examines the intersection of two philosophical developments which define define contemporary life in the liberal democratic west, considering how democracy has become the only legitimate and publicly defensible regime, while also considering how modern democracy attempts to solve what Leo Strauss called the "theologico-political problem."... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 200.00
This comprehensive research companion examines the theory, practice and historical development of the principle of federalism from the ancient period to the contemporary world. The scope and range of the volume is unparalleled; it will provide the reader with a firm understanding of federalism as issues of federalism promise to play an ever more important... more...
- TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95
Set primarily during the early 1940s, A Texas Jubilee is a collection of short stories about life in fictional Bodark Springs, Texas. Through these stories, author Jim Lee paints a humorous picture of the politics, friendships, and secrets that are part of day-to-day life in this eccentric little Texas town. Stories like ?Rock-ola? and ?Pink-Petticoat?... more...
- Whiskey Creek Press 2006; US$ 3.99
Raised by thieves in the streets of ancient Egypt, seventeen-year-old Hamet has successfully made a respectable life and name for himself in the palace of Pharaoh Seti I, who rescued the young man from the clutches of vicious Libyans during a time of war. Hamet daily performs the duty of wash boy, bathing and grooming the aging Seti. He lives in the... more...
- TCU Press 1999; US$ 15.95
A Woman of the People is one of Texas? best-known and most-respected novels. In this story of the Texas frontier, Capps dramatizes the capture by a Comanche band of a ten-year-old white girl and her five-year-old sister from the upper reaches of the Brazos River a decade before the Civil War. As the narrative progresses, Helen Morrison slowly?and... more...
- TCU Press 2011; US$ 15.95
Editors Judy Alter and James Ward Lee gathered together a group of Kelton aficionados who had either published or taught or sold his books, or were simply friends. In several meetings, they divided up the main themes of Kelton?s writing: Alter provides the overview of Kelton?s career; Felton Cochran, longtime owner of Cactus Books in San Angelo,... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 44.00 US$ 38.13
Praise for First-Generation College Students "Who students are when they start college does not dictate how much they can benefit, provided they take advantage of the myriad learning opportunities institutions offer. This book is replete with informative insights into the invisible minority we call 'first-gen students' as well as the policies,... more...