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  • 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 by Thomas Sowell offers a perspective on both history and economics. It is not simply a tour of colorful […]
  • 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 […]
  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

    Ron Chernow
     Ron Chernow, whom The New York Times has called “as elegant an architect of monumental histories as we’ve seen in decades,” brings to life the man who was the principal designer of the federal government, the catalyst for the emergence of the two-party system, the patron saint of Wall Street, […]
  • The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot

    The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot

    Russell Kirk
    Russell Kirk's The Conservative Mind is one of the greatest contributions to twentieth-century American conservatism. Brilliant in every respect, from its conception to its choice of significant figures representing the history of intellectual conservatism, The Conservative Mind launched the modern American Conservative Movement when it was first published in 1953 and has become an […]
  • The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France

    Eric Jager
    The gripping, atmospheric true story of the “duel to end all duels” in medieval France: a trial by combat pitting a knight against a squire accused of violating the knight’s beautiful young wife. When Jean de Carrouges, a Norman knight, returns from combat in Scotland to find his wife, Marguerite, accusing […]
  • Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases 1648 – 1706

    These narratives of witchcraft are no fairy tales. Weird though they seem to us, they were to thousands of men and women in seventeenth-century America the intensest of realities. They were the bulletins of a war more actual, more cruel, more momentous, than any fray of flesh and blood. Nor […]
  • Meditations

    Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

    Meditations, literally meaning in ancient Greek “that which is to himself,” is a collection of thoughts penned by the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. A disciple of the Stoics, he recorded these musings throughout 12 books during his travels through his vast empire from 161-180 AD. Although expansive and containing many timeless dictums, the overarching message of his […]

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