The Leading eBooks Store Online

3,693,353 members ⚫ 1,195,028 ebooks

New to

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books

Most popular at the top

  • Democracy in Americaby Alexis de Tocqueville 2010; US$ 3.99

    De la democratie en Amerique (published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville on the United States in the 1830s and its strengths and weaknesses. A literal translation of its title is On Democracy in America, but the usual translation of the title is simply Democracy in America.... more...

  • American Institutions and Their Influenceby Alexis de Tocqueville 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Rude Democracyby Susan Herbst

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

    Democracy is, by its very nature, often rude. But there are limits to how uncivil we should be. In her timely and important book, Rude Democracy, Susan Herbst explores the ways we discuss public policy, how we treat each other as we do, and how we can create a more civil national culture. Herbst uses the examples of Sarah Palin and Barack Obama... more...

  • Blessed Are the Organizedby Jeffrey Stout

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    In an America where the rich and fortunate have free rein to do as they please, can the ideal of liberty and justice for all be anything but an empty slogan? Many Americans are doubtful, and have withdrawn into apathy and cynicism. But thousands of others are not ready to give up on democracy just yet. Working outside the notice of the national media,... more...

  • The Limits of Constitutional Democracyby Jeffrey K. Tulis; Stephen Macedo

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    Constitutional democracy is at once a flourishing idea filled with optimism and promise--and an enterprise fraught with limitations. Uncovering the reasons for this ambivalence, this book looks at the difficulties of constitutional democracy, and reexamines fundamental questions: What is constitutional democracy? When does it succeed or fail? Can... more...

  • Congress and the Nation XIIby CQ Press

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2010; US$ 396.75

    The signature resource for perspective and analysis on the U.S. Congress more...

  • Promises and Limits of Web-deliberationby RaphaŽl Kies

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    Does the increasing usage of online political forums lead to a more deliberative democracy? This book presents the evolution of the public spaces in a historical perspective, by defining and operationalizing the deliberative criteria of democracy, and by measuring and evaluating the impact of virtualization of the political debates. more...

  • This Is Not Floridaby Jay Weiner

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    The behind-the-scenes story of the historic Franken-Coleman Minnesota Senate recount more...

  • Election Reformby Alan Marzilli

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    As the United States seeks to establish democratic reforms abroad, many U.S. citizens question whether democracy is safe at home. In recent years, there have been disturbing allegations of white police officers stopping African-American motorists on their way to the polls; immigrants, minorities, and the poor being denied the right to vote; and countless... more...

  • 1968by Lewis L. Gould

    Ivan R. Dee 2010; US$ 15.99

    The race for the White House in 1968 was a watershed event in American politics. In this brilliantly succinct narrative analysis, Lewis L. Gould shows how the events of that tumultuous year changed the way Americans felt about politics and their national leaders. Bitterness over racial issues and the Vietnam War that marked the 1968 election continued... more...