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Cambridge History of Eighteenth Century Political Thought

By Goldie, Mark and Robert Wokler, editors

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. First edition. Oversized Softcover. Very Good. Thick octavo ( standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers of boards and dust jacket. Old sticker on rear panel of dj. 919 p. w/ 24 essays along with biographies, bibliography, and index. A reference survey of the development of political ideas, both the concepts and the individuals associated with them.

$60.00

Early Modern Liberalism

By Patterson, Annabel

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size) Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. ix, 314 p. w/ footnotes, index. A stidy of the origins of liberalism in 17th century England and its transmission to 18th century America.

$60.00

Philosophy and Government 1572 - 1651

By Tuck, Richard

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. Trade Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. xviii, 386 p. w/ bibliography, index. An historical study charting the formation of a more modern political philosophy.

$23.00

Benjamin Constant and the Making of Modern Liberalism

By Holmes, Stephen

New Haven, CT.: Yale University Press, 1984. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, a bit more so to dust jacket. Name of former owner on flyleaf. 337 p. w/ notes, chronology, index, and editions of works cited. A survey of Constant's political thought and writings, examining his impact of the idea of liberalism after the French Revolution and his theories regarding the relationship between liberalism and democracy.

$65.00

Joseph Schumpeter's Two Theories of Democracy.

By Medearis, John.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has light wear along edges and minor scuffing to covers. Sticker attached to front free endpaper. Front inner flap of dj is creased. 263 pages with endnotes, references, and index. An interesting study of the political thought of the noted economist and social scientist Joseph Schumpeter.

$20.00

Hannah Arendt and Leo Strauss : German Emigres and American Political Thought After World War II

By Kielmansegg, Petere Graf, Horst Mewes, and Elisabeth Glaser-Schmidt editors

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. A few oer corners creased. A few pages have light underlining of individual words in blue ink. 208 p. w/ select bibliography, index.

$30.00

Etudes sur le Contrat Social de Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Actes des Journées d'étude Organisées à Dijon pour la commémoration du 200e Anniversaire du Contrat Social. Publication de l'Université de Dijon, XXX.

Paris: Sociéte Les Belles Lettres, 1964. First edition. Oversized softcover. Good. Thick quarto (oversized). Wear to edges and corners, with a few small tears near spine. Covers slightly scuffed, with a few random pen marks. Many pages unopened at top edge. 539 p.

$50.00

Legal Republicanism : National and International Perspectives

By Besson, Samantha and Jose Luis Marti, editors

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 347 p. w/general index. This work covers republicanism as a political theory (not the US political party) and incudes groups of papers on Republican Legal Theory, Republican Law, and National Republicanisms and the Law.

$60.00

American Diplomatic History : Two Centuries of Changing Interpretations

By Combs, Jerald A.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Good in Good dust jacket. Octavo. Light wear and rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine and slight roll to spine. Dj has wear and light rubbing to edges with a few nicks and small tears. Inscribed by author to previous owner, the scholar Bradford Perkins on front free endpaper. Also laid in is a letter from author to Perkins. 413 pages with footnotes and index.

$20.00

Cultural Internationalism and World Order

By Iriye, Akira

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Octavo. Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has light wear and slight rubbing to edges with minor scuffing to covers. 212 pages with endnotes and index. A study of the history and future of internationalism in global politics.

$30.00

Temples of Democracy : The State Capitols of the USA

By Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, and William Seale

New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976. First edition, as stated. Good folio-sized (oversized) hardcover in good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine. Dj has wear and rubbing along edges with some minor tears and scuffing to covers. Spine is rolled. Small hole punched from page 333 to rear pastedown endpaper. 339 pages with illustrations, endnotes, list of sources, and index. A nice look at the capitol buildings from every state.

$20.00

Essays on Government.

By Lowell, A. Lawrence.

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1889. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Good duodecimo hardcover in maroon cloth binding without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing to edges with bumping to head and heel of spine and on upper corners of covers. Slight tears on head and heel of spine. Some scuffing to covers. Page edges are browned. Slight crack in binding between front endpapers. and another crack between copyright and table of contents pages. 229 pages with few footnotes and index. A work by Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1856-1943), a member of the Lowell clan of scholars and poets, who went on to become president of Harvard University.

$60.00

Edmund Burke: Six Essays.

By Copeland, Thomas W.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1950. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in good clipped dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine and lower edges of boards. Dj has wear and rubbing along edges with some minor tears. Dj's covers are scuffed and browned along edges and spine. Name of previous owner written in ink on front free endpaper. Page edges are lightly browned. 251 pages with footnotes, 5 appendices, and index. A collection of 6 essays on Edmund Burke including his career in journalism, Boswell's portrait of him, Burke's anonymus writings, and other topics.

$20.00

A Unified Theory of Global Development.

By Weigel, Van B.

Westport: Praeger, 1989. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. Very good octavo hardcover in green cloth binding without dust jacket. Light wear and minor rubbing to edges of boards with slight fraying on lower corners of boards and some bumping to head and heel of spine. Minor scuffing to covers. 263 pages with figures, tables, notes after each chapter, references, and index. An examination of the problems facing global economic development and some possible solutions.

$25.00

Machiavelli's Children : Leaders and Their Legacies in Italy and Japan.

By Samuels, Richard J.

Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003.. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear and minor rubbing to edges of boards with slight hole in binding on lower corner of back panel and minor bumping to head and heel of spine. Dj has light wear along edges with light scuffing to covers. 456 pages with endnotes, illustrations, references, and index. A comparision of the political leadership of Japan and Italy from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.

$20.00

Leadership in Committee: A Comparative Analysis of Leadership Behavior in the U.S. Senate.

By Evans, C. Lawrence.

Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1991.. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear along edges of boards. Dj has minor wear along edges and slight scuffing to covers. 210 pages with notes, references, 2 appendices, and index. A study of how committee leaders in the senate influence the legisation sent to them.

$20.00

Democracy.

By Cohen, Carl.

Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1971.. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear to the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. The dj has some light wear to the edges with a crease on the front flap and some light scuffing to the covers. 302 pages with some notes and index. A detailed examination of the nature and workings of democracy and its future.

$20.00

British Finance and Prussian Militarism : Two Interviews.

By Wood, Thomas McKinnon, and Arthur Henderson.

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1917.. Pamphlet. Good. First printing. Good pamphlet in blue wraps. Wear to edges of pages and cover with some light soiling and scuffing to covers. Browning to edges of wraps. Bound by two staples. Light browning to pages but paper is not brittle. 22 page pamphlet. Two brief interviews, the first on Britain's finances during the war and borrowing from the United States by Thomas McKinnon Wood and the other on German militarism and its threat to Britain as expressed by Arthur Henderson, the leader of the Labour Party.

$35.00