Political History

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  1. The Politics of Place

    The Politics of Place: Montesquieu, Particularism, and the Pursuit of Liberty [Hardback]

    Joshua Bandoch(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469029
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Many Enlightenment thinkers sought to discover the right political order for all times and all places, and scholars often view Montesquieu as working within this project. In this reassessment of Montesquieu's political thought, Jos... .... Learn More
  2. Jan III. Sobieski

    Jan III. Sobieski [Hardback]

    Stella Rollig(Author); Paweł Jaskanis(Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9783777429243
    Published by : Hirmer Verlag GmbH
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  3. Political Vocabularies

    Political Vocabularies: Word Change and the Nature of Politics [Hardback]

    Conal Condren(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580465823
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Conal Condren's fifth and final volume in a decades-long examination of political language, Political Vocabularies: Word Change and the Nature of Politics is a study of the mechanisms of change in political vocabularies over time. ... .... Learn More
  4. Benjamin Franklin, Natural Right, and the Art of Virtue

    Benjamin Franklin, Natural Right, and the Art of Virtue [Hardback]

    Kevin Slack(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781580465632
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Benjamin Franklin's writings on politics are voluminous, and his own politics are well known, yet scholars debate -- often fiercely -- whether he had a political philosophy and, if so, what it was. Benjamin Franklin, Natural Right,... .... Learn More
  5. Aristophanic Comedy and the Challenge of Democratic Citizenship

    Aristophanic Comedy and the Challenge of Democratic Citizenship [Paperback]

    John Zumbrunnen(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781580465885
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Aristophanic Comedy and the Challenge of Democratic Citizenship finds in Aristophanes' comedies a complex comic disposition necessary for meeting the fundamental challenge of ordinary citize... .... Learn More
  6. The Empire of Habit

    The Empire of Habit: John Locke, Discipline, and the Origins of Liberalism [Hardback]

    John Baltes(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781580465618
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    John Locke's political thought provides much of the theoretical underpinning for our own liberal democracy. According to Locke's liberalism, the rights and freedoms of civil society are grounded in natural law, which is known and ... .... Learn More
  7. Machiavelli's Gospel

    Machiavelli's Gospel: The Critique of Christianity in "The Prince" [Hardback]

    William B. Parsons(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781580464918
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    The leading interpretations of The Prince focus on Machiavelli's historical context, but they give little attention to the source on which the moral and political thought of Machiavelli's sixteenth century was based, the Christian ... .... Learn More
  8. The New Black Middle Class in South Africa

    The New Black Middle Class in South Africa [Hardback]

    Roger Southall(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781847011435
    Published by : James Currey
    2016 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

    The "rise of the black middle class" is one of the most visible aspects of post-apartheid society in South Africa. Yet while it has been a major actor in the country's democ... .... Learn More
  9. Leo Strauss and the Recovery of Medieval Political Philosophy

    Leo Strauss and the Recovery of Medieval Political Philosophy [Hardback]

    Joshua Parens(Author)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9781580465533
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in Medieval Political Thought
    Volume: Volume 1
    Leo Strauss is known primarily for reviving classical political philosophy. Strauss recovered that great tradition of thought largely lost to the West by beginning his study of classical thought with its teaching on politics rather... .... Learn More
  10. Nation, Pride and Dignity

    Nation, Pride and Dignity: Borg Olivier and the National Anthem [Hardback]

    Joseph M. Pirotta(Author)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9789993275619
    Published by : Midsea Books
    The book is another systematically constructed historical account, profusely annotated, written in an equally vivid and subtle style. It may be simultaneously defined as (a) a historical account of how difficult it was for Malta t... .... Learn More

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