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  • The Free Pressby Hilaire Belloc

    IHS Press 2002; US$ 9.95

    Hilaire Belloc, a great English essayist of the 20th century, takes an uncompromising look at the forces working against the freedom of the press. Targeting financial and political influences, along with the influence of advertising, Belloc exposes the powers and motives responsible for the suppression of news and the manufacturing of opinion. Neither... more...

  • Utopia of Usurersby G. K. Chesterton; Aidan Mackey

    IHS Press 2002; US$ 11.95

    An engaging work sure to appeal to both scholars and students for the depth of its thought and the freshness of its claims, this is a two-part book by one of the 20th century's greatest writers. The first part is a coherent analysis of the theory, effects, and claims of capitalism. The second is a lengthy collection of articles from Chesterton's vast... more...

  • Irish Impressionsby G. K. Chesterton; Dr. Dermot Seton Hall University Quinn

    IHS Press 2002; US$ 12.95

    Written at the defining moment when Ireland was heading toward complete national independence, Chesterton's study of the Irish question demonstrates that if both the English and the Irish had modified their attitudes slightly, subsequent Anglo-Irish relations could have been radically improved. Unlike most historians, he tackles the question from... more...

  • Catholicism, Protestantism, and Capitalismby Amintore Fanfani; Professor Giorgio Italy University of Parma Campanini; Dr. Charles Clark

    IHS Press 2002; US$ 14.95

    This classic work is an exhaustive philosophical, historical, and religious look at the relationship between Catholic and Protestant religious doctrine and both the historical and ideological growth of capitalism. Starting with a definition of capitalism, Fanfani examines how that definition squares with Catholic and Protestant teaching. He then looks... more...

  • The Gauntletby Arthur Penty; Dr. Peter Chojnowski

    IHS Press 2002; US$ 9.95

    Subtitled "A Challenge to the Myth of Progress," this collection includes selections from Old Worlds for New , Post-Industrialism , Towards a Christian Sociology , and Means and Ends . This first-ever anthology of Penty's works presents a compelling vision both of what's wrong with the world and of what kind of socio-economic order would help... more...

  • Flee to the Fieldsby Dr. Tobias Lanz

    IHS Press 2003; US$ 12.95

    Back in print after 68 years, this anthology of essays is a classic survey of the Catholic reaction to problems created by the industrial revolution and socialism and is a unique milestone in the history of social thought. Reacting to the Depression and the seeming inadequacies of capitalism and socialism, these thinkers contributed landmark essays... more...

  • An Essay on the Economic Effects of the Reformationby George O'Brien; Dr. Edward McPhail

    IHS Press 2003; US$ 12.95

    This work offers a unique perspective on the rise of capitalism and socialism and the effect of the Reformation. Specific topics include consequences of belief in the private judgment of scriptures; separation of spiritual and secular life; difference between Lutheran and Calvinist teachings on economics; the Calvinist concept of vocation; its perception... more...

  • Charles II: The Last Rallyby Hilaire Belloc; Dr. John McCarthy

    IHS Press 2003; US$ 14.95

    In The Last Rally , Belloc narrates with clarity and vigor a central episode in the decline of the English Monarchy. Restored to the throne following the interlude of Cromwell's "Commonwealth," Charles II devoted his life as King of England to maintaining the integrity of the throne against all the forces arrayed against it: the power of the great... more...

  • Ethics and the National Economyby Heinrich Pesch; Dr. Rupert Ederer

    IHS Press 2003; US$ 13.95

    Written toward the end of World War I, this study of economics tackles the issue from the standpoint of religion and philosophy by summarizing the Catholic school of economics, which insists that the welfare of human beings belongs at the center of any real economy and that other systems that place either the individual or the state at the center... more...

  • Distributist Perspectivesby J. Forrest Sharpe; D. Liam O'Huallachain; Thomas Naylor; Fr. Lawrence Smith

    IHS Press 2004; US$ 9.95

    The writings collected here are from a school of English thinkers in the 1930s and 1940s who were concerned about the desperate state of modern society. The writers include G. K. Chesterton, H. J. Massingham, Eric Gill, Hilaire Belloc, Herbert Shove, and Arthur Penty. They study various parts of the problem of capitalist society; the origins, benefits,... more...