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  • William the Conqueror

    William the Conqueror

    David Bates
    In this comprehensive work, David Bates combines biography and a multidisciplinary approach to examine the life of a major figure in British and European history. Using a framework derived from studies of early medieval kingship, he assesses each phase of William’s life to establish why so many trusted William to […]
  • Courtiers' Anatomists

    Courtiers’ Anatomists

    Anita Guerrini
    The intersection of natural history with anatomy through experimentation on both dead and live animals in the Parisian courts of King Louis XIV.
  • The Law of Nations

    The Law of Nations

    Christian Wolff
    Christian Wolff’s The Law of Nations is a cornerstone of eighteenth-century thought. A treatise on the philosophy of human action, on the foundations of political communities, and on international law, it influenced philosophers throughout the eighteenth-century Enlightenment world. According to Knud Haakonssen, general editor of the Natural Law and Enlightenment […]
  • On Classical Economics

    On Classical Economics

    Thomas Sowell
    The classical era in the history of economics is an important part of the history of ideas in general, and its implications reach beyond the bounds of the economics profession.  On Classical Economics offers a perspective on both history and economics. It is not simply a tour of colorful personalities of the […]
  • The Genius: Vilna Gaon

    The Genius: Vilna Gaon

    Eliyahu Stern
    For two centuries, Elijah Ben Solomon of Vilna, Lithuania has been known simply by the name "Gaon" or genius.  His biographers claim that "one like him appears every thousand years."  Born into a respected rabbinic family, Elijah from early adolescence distinguished himself by his mastery of rabbinic literature, mathematics, and […]
  • Russell Kirk

    Russell Kirk: American Conservative

    Bradley Birzer - SIGNED
    Emerging from two decades of the Great Depression and the New Deal and facing the rise of radical ideologies abroad, the American Right seemed beaten, broken, and adrift in the early 1950s. Although conservative luminaries such as T. S. Eliot, William F. Buckley Jr., Leo Strauss, and Eric Voegelin all […]
  • The Wealth of Nations 2 vol set

    The Wealth of Nations 2 vol set

    Adam Smith
    Although regarded as the first scientific treatise on economics, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations should be viewed in a larger context. The social philosopher, historian, moralist, and political scientist, Adam Smith, attempted to create in this great work a synthesis of ideas that would in […]
  • Orations of Cicero

    Orations of Cicero

    Cicero was perhaps the most famous orator in the history of Rome and the most influential on the founding fathers. This collection of his most important speeches includes his Orations against Cataline, in which he successfully thwarted a conspiracy against the Roman government. It also contains his Philippics, a defense […]
  • The Radicalism of the American Revolution

    The Radicalism of the American Revolution

    Gordon Wood - SIGNED
    In a grand and readable synthesis of historical, political, cultural, and economic analysis, Gordon Wood describes the events that made the American Revolution. Wood depicts a revolution that was about much more than a break from England, rather it transformed an almost feudal society into a democratic one, whose emerging […]
  • On the Donation of Constantine

    Lorenzo Valla
    The Donation of Constantine was the most famous forgery in European history. It purported to grant Sylvester, Bishop of Rome from 314-336, legal title to Rome, all of Italy, and the western provinces, to remain forever under the Roman See. This document was almost universally accepted as genuine from the […]
  • The Strange Case of Hellish Nell: The Story of Helen Duncan and the Witch Trial of World War II

    The Story of Helen Duncan and the Witch Trial of World War II

    Nina Shandler with a special intro by Alan Dershowitz
    On March 23, 1944, as the Allied Forces were preparing for D-Day, Helen Duncan stood in the dock of Britain's highest criminal court accused of:violating the Witchcraft Act of 1735. At the time of her arrest, Helen Duncan was Britain's most controversial psychic, a celebrity medium with a notorious reputation. […]
  • The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy

    William Paley
    This classic work by William Paley was one of the most popular books in England and America in the early nineteenth century. Its significance lies in the fact that it marks an important point at which eighteenth-century "whiggism" began to be transformed into nineteenth-century "liberalism." But the popularity of the book […]

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  • The Trend of Economic Thinking

    F. A. Hayek
    "The Trend of Economic Thinking" captures Hayek’s views on political economists and economic history—on Mandeville, Hume, Cantillon, Adam Smith, and Henry Thornton. Framed by insightful editorial notes, the book provides a fascinating introduction to the historical context of political economy and the evolution of monetary practices. In a highlight of […]
  • Conservative Votes, Liberal Victories

    Patrick J. Buchanan
    "Conservative Votes, Liberal Victories" was influential conservative commentator Pat Buchanan's first book.  Published in 1975 in the wake of Nixon's resignation, the book addresses the question of why the political right has been such a success in the political arena, and such a manifest failure in influencing public policy. Conservatives […]
  • The Theory of Moral Sentiments

    Adam Smith
    Best known for his revolutionary free-market economics treatise 'The Wealth of Nations', Adam Smith was first and foremost a moral philosopher. In his first book, 'The Theory of Moral Sentiments', he investigated the interest of the greater good. Smith's classic work advances ideas about conscience, moral judgment, and virtue. He outlines his view […]
  • Frederick Douglass

    Booker T. Washington
    This biography, written by Booker T. Washington, one of most important post-Civil War African-American thinkers, is an account of the life and career of Frederick Douglass. Washington's account encompasses the experiences of Frederick Douglass as a slave and then as a public man, through the anti-slavery movement, the Civil War, […]

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