Books in category Political Science – History & Theory

  • The Sleeping Sovereign

    The Sleeping Sovereign
    Richard Tuck

    The book derives from the John Robert Seeley Lectures delivered by Richard Tuck at the University of Cambridge in 2012, and will appeal to students and scholars of the history of ideas, political theory and political philosophy.

  • Secular Cycles

    Secular Cycles
    Peter Turchin, Sergey A. Nefedov

    The graphs present the data in a fashion that will be clear to any audience, and the text is straightforward and persuasive. This book carries the study of historical dynamics to a whole new level.

  • Caligula

    Caligula
    Aloys Winterling

    Basing Caligula on a thorough new assessment of the ancient sources, he sets the emperor's story into the context of the political system and the changing relations between the senate and the emperor during Caligula's time and finds a new …

  • The Unsustainable Presidency

    The Unsustainable Presidency
    W. Grover, J. Peschek

    The Unsustainable Presidency develops a structural theory of the office by challenging and redefining the twin imperatives upon which the modern chief executive was constructed and by applying the theory to the three most recent presidents: …

  • Conjugal Union

    Conjugal Union
    Patrick Lee, Robert P. George

    This book defends the conjugal view of marriage.

  • Legitimacy in the Modern State

    Legitimacy in the Modern State
    John H. Schaar

    Schaar proposes that legitimate authority is declining in the modern state.

  • New Heaven New Earth

    New Heaven, New Earth
    Jan H. Blits

    Patterned after his previous books on Shakespeare's plays, Jan H. Blits's New Heaven, New Earth is a scene-by-scene, line-by-line philosophical study of Antony and Cleopatra.

  • The Triumph of Democracy and the Eclipse of the West

    The Triumph of Democracy and the Eclipse of the West
    E. Harrison, S. Mitchell, Sara McLaughlin Mitchell

    This book explores the paradox of the global spread of democracy in an era of Western decline.

  • English Radicalism 1550 1850

    English Radicalism, 1550-1850
    Glenn Burgess, Matthew Festenstein

    The book contains a variety of answers to these questions. As well as an introduction and eleven substantive chapters, it also includes two 'afterwords' which reflect on the implications of the book as a whole for the study of radicalism.

  • Does Ethics Have a Chance in a World of Consumers

    Does Ethics Have a Chance in a World of Consumers?
    Zygmunt Bauman

    Bauman urges us to think in new ways about a newly flexible, newly challenging modern world.

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