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Author Butler-Bowdon, Tom, 1967- author.

Title 50 politics classics : freedom, equality, power : mind-changing ideas, world-changing books / Tom Butler-Bowdon.

Published London Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2015.
©2015.

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 UniM Bail  320 BUTL    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 327 pages ; 23 cm.
Series 50 classics series.
50 classics series.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Essays on Freedom and Power (1948) / Lord Acton -- Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty (2012) / Daron Acemoglu & James Robinson -- Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals (1971) / Saul Alinsky -- Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis (1971/1999) / Graham T Allison & Philip Zelikow -- Great Illusion: A Study of the Relation of Military Power to National Advantage (1910) / Norman Angell -- Origins of Totalitarianism (1951) / Hannah Arendt -- Politics (4th century BCE) / Aristotle -- Two Concepts of Liberty (1958) / Isaiah Berlin -- Propaganda (1928) / Edward Bernays -- All the Presidents Men (1974) / Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward -- Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) / Edmund Burke -- Silent Spring (1962) / Rachel Carson -- Gathering Storm (1948) / Winston Churchill -- On War (1832) / Carl von Clausewitz -- End of History and the Last Man (1992) / Francis Fukuyama -- An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth (1927-29) / Mohandas K. Gandhi -- Anarchism and Other Essays (1910) / Emma Goldman -- Federalist Papers (1788) / Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, & James Madison -- Road to Serfdom (1944) / F.A. Hayek -- Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil (1651) / Thomas Hobbes -- Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) / Samuel P. Huntington -- Rise and Fall of the Great Powers (1987) / Paul Kennedy -- Autobiography of Martin Luther King (1998) / Martin Luther King, Jr. edited by Clayborne Carson -- No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies (1999) / Naomi Klein -- Gettysburg Address (1863) / Abraham Lincoln -- Two Treatises of Civil Government (1689) / John Locke -- Discourses on Livy (1531) / Niccolo Machiavelli -- Long Walk to Freedom (1995) / Nelson Mandela -- Communist Manifesto (1848) / Karl Marx & Friedrick Engel -- Mencius (4th century BCE) / Mencius -- Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State (2014) / John Micklethwait & Adrian Wooldridge -- Subjection of Women (1869) / John Stuart Mill -- Politics among Nations: The Struggle for Power and Peace (1948) / Hans Morgenthau -- Anarchy, State and Utopia (1974) / Robert Nozick -- Future of Power (2011) / Joseph S. Nye -- Rise and Decline of Nations: Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities (1982) / Mancur Olson -- Animal Farm (1945) / George Orwell -- Common Sense (1776) / Thomas Paine -- Crito (4th century BCE) / Plato -- Open Society and Its Enemies (1945) / Karl Popper -- Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality among Men (1755) / Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Jungle (1906) / Upton Sinclair -- Gulag Archipelago, 1918-56 (1971) / Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn -- Three Principles of the People (1924) / Sun-Yat Sen -- Autobiography (2013) / Margaret Thatcher -- On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (1849) / Henry David Thoreau -- Democracy in America (1835) / Alexis de Tocqueville -- Spirit Level: Why Equality Is Better for Everyone (2009) / Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett -- A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792) / Mary Wollstonecraft -- Post-American World (2008) / Fareed Zakaria.
Summary New from the award winning 50 Classics series the most influential ideas that shaped the political agenda are brought to life. From the great thinkers in political philosophy such as Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu and Machiavelli, to the practitioners of power and influence including Lincoln, Mao, Churchill, Kennedy, Gandhi, Thatcher and Mandela. Who came up with the term 'soft power'? What is the 'clash of civilizations'? Do we now live in a 'post- American world'? 50 Politics Classics provides answers, with 4 to 5 page commentaries on each title including representative quotes and author biographies. 50 Politics Classics provides the perfect entry point to the field to the books, speeches and pamphlets that really changed minds and changed the world in the process and provides balanced and objective treatment of the most influential ideas at a time of great political upheaval worldwide.
Other formats Also issued online.
Subject Politicians.
Political science.
Variant Title Fifty politics classics.
ISBN 9781857886290 (paperback)