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Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal

by Ayn Rand

The foundations of capitalism are being battered by a flood of altruism, which is the cause of the modern world's collapse. This is the view of Ayn Rand, a view so radically opposed to prevailing attitudes that...


Libertarianism, from A to Z

by Jeffrey Miron

The dictionary that teaches you how to think like a libertarian


Presidential Campaign Rhetoric in an Age of Confessional Politics

by Brian T. Kaylor

Presidential Campaign Rhetoric in the Age of Confessional Politics analyzes religious rhetoric in presidential campaigns from 1976-2008, proposing a confessional political style successful candidates must employ...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu

Dated to about fifth century BC, The Art of War is considered the oldest treatise on war in the world. Attributed to Sun Tzu of the Zhou dynasty, the book is composed of thirteen chapters, each addressing a...


The Civil War: Voices of Hope, Sacrifice, and Courage

by Gordon Leidner

"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves...."-President Abraham Lincoln

The third title in Gordon Leidner's successful series, The Civil War: Quotes, Quips, And Speeches captures the...


The Prince and Other Writings

by Niccolò|Marriott, W. K. Machiavelli

One of the foremost examples of modern philosophy, Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince is notorious for the morality it expounds, often summarized by the phrase, “The end justifies the means.” With The Prince...


Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State

by Bent Greve

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400...


Historical Dictionary of Human Rights

by Jacques Fomerand

This dictionary has more than 1000 cross-referenced entries on terminology, conventions, treaties, intergovernmental organizations in the United Nations family or regional bodies, and the constantly expanding...


The World's Great Speeches: Fourth Enlarged (1999) Edition

by Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm & Stephen J. McKenna

Nearly 300 speeches provide public speakers with a wealth of quotes and inspiration, from Pericles' funeral oration and William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black...


Nations in Transit 2013: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia

by Freedom House

Since 1995, Freedom House’s Nations in Transit series has monitored the status of democratic change from Central Europe to Eurasia, pinpointing the region’s greatest reform opportunities and challenges for...


The A to Z of U.S. Diplomacy from the Civil War to World War I

by Kenneth J. Blume

The A to Z of U.S. Diplomacy from the Civil War to World War I provides a convenient introduction to a critical period of American diplomacy. The half-century from 1861 to 1914 formed a crucial time in the development...


The Street & Other Stories

by Gerry Adams

A gripping collection of stories reflecting everyday life in the turmoiled streets of West Belfast.


Russell Kirk

by John M. Pafford

Russell Kirk is widely regarded as the individual most responsible for the revival of conservative thought in the latter half of the twentieth century. Kirk's conservative philosophy was well-established with...


Murray Rothbard

by Gerard Casey

Murray Rothbard (1926-1995) was an economist, historian, philosopher, and legal theoretician. His work was unified by a passionate and resolute commitment to a libertarianism that may be characterized as 'anarcho-capitalism'...


Russia and The Commonwealth of Independent States 2012

by M. Wesley Shoemaker

Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States 2011 is a volume in "The World Today Series". Published and updated annually, this series provides both a short historical treatment and an up-to-date look at...


Corn Ethanol: Who Pays? Who Benefits?

by Ken G. Glozer

The author documents the political history of federal corn ethanol policy, showing how it has evolved from 1977 through 2008. He then offers an in-depth, fact-based look at the major assertions made by the advocates...


"Trickle Down Theory" and "Tax Cuts for the Rich"

by Thomas Sowell

This essay unscrambles gross misconceptions that have made rational debates about tax policies virtually impossible for decades.


Historical Dictionary of United States-Japan Relations

by Van John Sant, Peter Mauch & Yoneyuki Sugita

The Historical Dictionary of United States-Japan Relations traces this one hundred and fifty year relationship through a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary...


Historical Dictionary of the Green Movement

by Miranda Schreurs & Elim Papadakis

Human beings have been concerned about nature and their place in it for millennia. Disquiet about the consequences of human action on the natural environment date back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. The efforts...


We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation

by Kate Khatib, Margaret Killjoy & Mike McGuire

The only book on Occupy written by organizers, for organizers! Essential lessons from key movement strategists.