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  1. Civilization and Progress

    Civilization and Progress [Paperback]

    Radoslav A. Tsanoff (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813155111
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Historical and systematic in its treatment, this work reviews the idea of progress in Western thought as it relates to civilization, in a more comprehensive survey than is to be found in previous writings on the subject. In the author's view, the ... .... Learn More
  2. Claude A. Swanson of Virginia

    Claude A. Swanson of Virginia: A Political Biography [Paperback]

    Henry C. Ferrell (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813152431
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Spanning most of the years of the one-party South, the public career of Virginian Claude A. Swanson, congressman, governor, senator, and secretary of the navy, extended from the second administration of Grover Cleveland into that of Franklin Roose... .... Learn More
  3. Congressional Conservatism and the New Deal

    Congressional Conservatism and the New Deal [Paperback]

    James T. Patterson (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780813154015
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Faced by the disaster of depression, Congress in the early 1930s proved amenable to the far-reaching demands and programs presented to it by the newly elected President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, but by 1937 it showed increasing resistance, even outr... .... Learn More
  4. Ambition in America

    Ambition in America: Political Power and the Collapse of Citizenship [Hardback]

    Jeffrey A. Becker (Author)

    £53.00

    ISBN: 9780813145044
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Most Americans admire the determination and drive of artists, athletes, and CEOs, but they seem to despise similar ambition in their elected officials. The structure of political representation and the separation of powers detailed in the United S... .... Learn More
  5. Contemporary Chinese Political Thought

    Contemporary Chinese Political Thought: Debates and Perspectives [Hardback]

    Fred Dallmayr (Editor); Zhao Tingyang (Editor)

    £49.50

    ISBN: 9780813136424
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Asia in the New Millennium
    Westerners seem united in the belief that China has emerged as a major economic power and that this success will most likely continue indefinitely. But they are less certain about the future of China's political system. China's steps toward free m... .... Learn More
  6. American Culture in Peril

    American Culture in Peril [Hardback]

    Charles W. Dunn (Editor)

    £45.50

    ISBN: 9780813136028
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Thirty years ago, Ronald Reagan rode a wave of patriotism to the White House by calling for a return to what he considered to be traditional American values--personal liberty, free markets, and limited government. After the cultural struggles and ... .... Learn More
  7. Constructing Affirmative Action

    Constructing Affirmative Action: The Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity [Hardback]

    David Hamilton Golland (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780813129976
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
    Between 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson defined affirmative action as a legitimate federal goal, and 1972, when President Richard M. Nixon named one of affirmative action's chief antagonists the head of the Department of Labor, government o... .... Learn More
  8. Cowboy Conservatism

    Cowboy Conservatism: Texas and the Rise of the Modern Right [Hardback]

    Sean P. Cunningham (Author)

    £32.50

    ISBN: 9780813125763
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: New Directions in Southern History
    During the 1960s and 1970s, Texas was rocked by a series of political transitions. Despite its century-long heritage of solidly Democratic politics, the state became a Republican stronghold virtually overnight, and by 1980 it was known as "Reagan ... .... Learn More
  9. Congressional Ambivalence

    Congressional Ambivalence: The Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority [Hardback]

    Jasmine Farrier (Author)

    £45.50

    ISBN: 9780813192628
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Is the United States Congress dead, alive, or trapped in a moribund cycle? When confronted with controversial policy issues, members of Congress struggle to satisfy conflicting legislative, representative, and oversight duties. These competing goa... .... Learn More
  10. Bitter Legacy

    Bitter Legacy: Polish-American Relations in the Wake of World War II [Paperback]

    Richard C. Lukas (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780813192734
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In this most timely book, Richard C. Lukas offers the historical perspective that any reader, scholar, or layman needs to grasp the political turmoil in Poland in the decades after World War II. Bitter Legacy is the first major analysis of Polish... .... Learn More

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