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- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 18.00
Compiled by an expert team of contributors under the editorship of Dennis Kavanagh, this new dictionary of political biography covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. Authoritative and wide-ranging, it will be an indispensible reference work for students and anyone interested in twentieth century history and politics. more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
In this powerful work John Stuart Mill sets forth representative government as the most sensible compromise between unreflective rule by the masses and the self-indulgence of the few. On Representative Government is one of the most compelling political essays of the 19th century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
Maria Sophia Quine demystifies the population policies of fascist regimes by looking at them in the wider context of how societies in general reacted to the profound economic changes brought by industrialization. Population Politics in Twentieth Century Europe: * provides an original, comparative treatment of European population policies * gives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Is there such a thing as human nature? Here Sean Sayers defends the controversial theory that human nature is in fact an historical phenomenon. He gives an ambitious and wide ranging defence of the Marxist and Hegelian historical approach and engages with a wide range of work at the heart of the contemporary debate in social and moral philosophy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95
This book reveals how an empire that stretched from Glasgow to Aswan in Egypt could be ruled from a single city and still survive more than a thousand years. The Government of the Roman Empire is the only sourcebook to concentrate on the administration of the empire, using the evidence of contemporary writers and historians. Specifically designed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
This book offers a distinctive treatment of Hayek's ideas, as a "research programme". It presents a detailed account of aspects of Hayek's intellectual development and of problems that arise within his work, and then offers some broad suggestions as to ways in which the programme initiated in his work might be developed further. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
This book provides the most extensive comparative survey of the state and conditions of democracy ever made. It focuses on 172 contemporary states, with historical data on the measures of democracy and on explanatory variables extending back to the 1850s. It presents a comprehensive exploration of democratization, its successes and failures, making... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95
Social scientists did not predict the collapse of the socialist system in 1989-91 and their attempts to explain postsocialism have not been comprehensive. Economic disintegration and political instability have been documented, but the deeper causes have often gone unnoticed. Consequently the solutions proffered, such as the promotion of non-governmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 33.95
Ranging from the Russian revolution of 1917 to the collapse of Eastern Europe in the 1980s this study examines Communist rule. By focusing primarily on the USSR and Eastern Europe Stephen White covers the major topics and issues affecting these countries, including: * communism as a doctrine * the evolution of Communist rule * the challenges to Soviet... more...