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Political and Spiritual: Essays on Religion, Environment, Disability, and Justice

by Roger S. Gottlieb Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2014)

This book gathers a variety of illuminating essays by an internationally known scholar of religion and ecology. New writings on technology, facing death, and an intellectual autobiography continue Gottlieb’s...


Nations in Transit 2014: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 24, 2014)

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...


Presidential Campaign Rhetoric in an Age of Confessional Politics

by Brian T. Kaylor Lexington Books (December 28, 2010)

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...


Historical Dictionary of Marxism

by Elliott Johnson, David Walker & Daniel Gray Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 09, 2014)

The Historical Dictionary of Marxism includes a chronology, introductory essay, and extensive bibliography. The dictionary provides over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, political parties...


The Prince and Other Writings

by Niccolo Machiavelli & W. K. Marriott Canterbury Classics (May 19, 2014)

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...


The World Almanac of Islamism: 2014

by American Foreign Policy Council Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 30, 2014)

The World Almanac of Islamism is the first comprehensive reference work to detail the current activities of radical Islamist movements worldwide. The contributions, written by subject experts, provide annual...


Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State

by Bent Greve Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 06, 2014)

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...


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

by Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm & Stephen J. McKenna Dover Publications (March 27, 2012)

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 Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 24, 2013)

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...


Historical Dictionary of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations

by Edward S. Mihalkanin & Robert F. Gorman Scarecrow Press (March 16, 2007)

While the idea of human rights and humanitarian assistance has ancient roots_evidence can be seen in such examples as the Ten Commandments, the Bhagavad Gita, and the teachings of Confucius and Socrates_it wasn't...


Russia and The Commonwealth of Independent States 2012

by M. Wesley Shoemaker Stryker Post (August 09, 2012)

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...


Historical Dictionary of United States-Japan Relations

by Van John Sant, Peter Mauch & Yoneyuki Sugita Scarecrow Press (January 29, 2007)

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 Scarecrow Press (August 14, 2007)

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 Mike McGuire, Kate Khatib, Margaret Killjoy & David Graeber AK Press (October 23, 2012)

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


Historical Dictionary of United States-Middle East Relations

by Peter L. Hahn Scarecrow Press (February 06, 2007)

The current state of affairs between the United States and the Middle East is probably the most volatile and absorbing relationship the U.S. is involved in today. Prior to 1941, however, the U.S. preferred to...


Nations in Transit 2010: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2010)

Covering 29 countries and administrative areas, Nations in Transit 2010 provides comparative ratings and in-depth analysis of electoral processes, civil society, independent media, national democratic governance,...


Historical Dictionary of the Old South

by William L. Richter Scarecrow Press (November 15, 2005)

Numerous cross-referenced entries on prominent individuals, including Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, Robert E. Lee, and Abraham Lincoln, as well as others on policies of the time...


Historical Dictionary of Terrorism

by Stephen Sloan & Sean K. Anderson Scarecrow Press (August 03, 2009)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Terrorism significantly expands on the second edition through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries...


Historical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Intelligence

by Muhammad Suwaed & Ephraim Kahana Scarecrow Press (April 13, 2009)

The Historical Dictionary of Middle East Intelligence addresses intelligence issues in the region from ancient history and the Middle Ages through modern times, covering the decline of the Ottoman Empire, intelligence...


Historical Dictionary of Anglo-American Relations

by Sylvia Ellis Scarecrow Press (April 13, 2009)

The Historical Dictionary of Anglo-American Relations surveys Anglo-American relations from 1607 to the present and covers key events, individuals, and issues that have played a part in its history. With an...


Ending the War on Drugs: A Solution for America

by Dirk Chase Eldredge Bridgeworks (July 18, 2000)

A conservative Republican examines how and why America is losing the war against illegal drugs-and presents a case for carefully controlled legalization.


The CIA World Factbook 2017

by Central Intelligence Agency Skyhorse (November 22, 2016)

A country-by-country guide to the world.

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2017 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world’s nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with...


The United States Government Internet Directory 2018

by Mary Meghan Ryan Bernan Press (July 31, 2018)

Discover the depth of government information and services available online.

The United States Government Internet Directory serves as a guide to the changing landscape of government information online. The Directory...


Coping with Uncertainty

by Jörg Gertel & Ralf Hexel Saqi Books (August 13, 2018)

Seven years after the Arab uprisings, the social situation has deteriorated across the Middle East and North Africa. Political, economic and personal insecurities have expanded while income from oil declined...


Changes in India's foreign policy towards Pakistan

by Dr. Nitin Prasad Alpha Editions (February 01, 2017)

For years, the centre of India’s foreign policy was Pakistan. Love it or hate it. This was the country that the external affairs ministry had to break its head over most of the times. You can’t brush off...


Civil-military Relationship

by Jonatan Rudolph Alpha Editions (February 01, 2017)

A Civil–military relation describes the relationship between civil society as a whole and the military organization established to protect it. More narrowly, it describes the relationship between the civil...


War and the Market Economy

by Lester B Stone Alpha Editions (February 01, 2017)

War has influenced economic history profoundly across time and space. Winners of wars have shaped economic institutions and trade patterns. Wars have influenced technological developments. Above all, recurring...


Terrorism and Geopolitics

by Clay Schrader Alpha Editions (February 01, 2017)

Terrorism has become the greatest evil in our worlds today. It is perpetrated by fanatics who are utterly indifferent to the sanctity of human life. Although the international community remains divided a universal...


Balochistan

by Syed Ramsey Alpha Editions (February 01, 2017)

Balochistan is a tinderbox which has hitherto remained more or less unexposed to geo-political pressures -- either because of Indian docility or because of Pakistan's deft foreign policy or because it was not...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

No library is complete without history’s oldest treatise on warfare.

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...


The Art of War & Other Classics of Eastern Philosophy

by Sun Tzu, Lao-Tzu, Confucius & Mencius Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2016)

The words of the ancient Chinese sages are as timeless as they are wise.

The words of ancient Chinese philosophers have influenced other thinkers across the world for more than 2,000 years, and continue to shape...


Reasoning for Intelligence Analysts

by Noel Hendrickson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 16, 2018)

The goal of this text is to address the three distinct dimensions of an analyst’s thinking: traits (who), techniques (how), and targets (what). Based on a decade of academic research and university teaching...


Essential Supreme Court Decisions

by John R. Vile Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 01, 2018)

The only reference guide to Supreme Court cases organized both topically and chronologically within chapters so that readers understand how cases fit into a historical context, the 17th edition has been updated...


Brexit and Beyond

by Benjamin Martill & Uta Staiger UCL Press (January 29, 2018)

Brexit will have significant consequences for the country, for Europe, and for global order. And yet much discussion of Brexit in the UK has focused on the causes of the vote and on its consequences for the...


Behind Diplomatic Lines

by Patrick Wright Biteback Publishing (January 29, 2018)

Patrick Wright’s memoir opens on a diplomatic crisis. A growing number of countries are threatening to boycott the Commonwealth Games in protest of the British government’s handling of South African apartheid....


Atlas of the 2016 Elections

by Robert H. Watrel, Ryan Weichelt, Fiona M. Davidson & John Heppen et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 22, 2018)

The 2016 presidential election was one of the most dramatic upsets in US political history. Virtually all pre-election polls indicated Democrat Hillary Clinton ahead of Republican Donald Trump in the popular...


A Guide to Federal Terms and Acronyms

by Don Philpott Bernan Press (December 20, 2017)

Navigating government documents is a task that requires considerable knowledge of specialized terms and acronyms. This required knowledge nearly amounts to knowing a completely different language. To those who...


The World Almanac of Islamism 2017

by American Foreign Policy Council Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 18, 2017)

Now in its third edition, The World Almanac of Islamism is the first comprehensive reference work to detail the current activities of radical Islamist movements worldwide. The contributions, written by subject...


Just Plain Data Analysis: Finding, Presenting, and Interpreting Social Science Data

by Gary M. Klass Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 13, 2012)

Just Plain Data Analysis is designed to teach students statistical literacy skills that they can use to evaluate and construct arguments about public affairs issues grounded in numerical evidence. With a new...


The World Almanac of Islamism: 2011

by American Foreign Policy Council Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 27, 2011)

The World Almanac of Islamism is the first comprehensive reference work to detail the current activities of radical Islamist movements worldwide. The contributions, written by subject experts, provide annual...


God at the Grassroots 2016

by Mark J. Rozell & Clyde Wilcox Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 02, 2017)

In God at the Grassroots 2016: The Christian Right in American Politics, a distinguished group of political scientists, many of whom have been studying the Christian Right for more than two decades, assess the...


Guide to Methods for Students of Political Science

by Stephen Van Evera Cornell University Press

Stephen Van Evera greeted new graduate students at MIT with a commonsense introduction to qualitative methods in the social sciences. His helpful hints, always warmly received, grew from a handful of memos...


Freedom in the World 2013

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 10, 2013)

Freedom in the World, the Freedom House flagship survey whose findings have been published annually since 1972, is the standard-setting comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties....


Historical Dictionary of Chinese Intelligence

by I. C. Smith & Nigel West Scarecrow Press (May 04, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Chinese Intelligence covers the history of Chinese Intelligence from 400 B.C. to modern times. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography,...


Dictionary of Civics and Government

by Marjorie Tallman Philosophical Library (January 01, 1953)

A collection of hundreds of words and expressions fully but simply defined, valuable for a clearer understanding of the operation of our national, state and local governments.


Countries at the Crossroads 2011: An Analysis of Democratic Governance

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 23, 2012)

Countries at the Crossroads: An Analysis of Democratic Governance evaluates government performance in seventy strategically important countries from across the globe, including emerging market countries and...


Freedom in the World 2011: The Annual Survey of Political Rights and Civil Liberties

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 01, 2011)

Freedom in the World, the Freedom House flagship survey whose findings have been published annually since 1972, is the standard-setting comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties....


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by James W. Ely Jr. & Bradley G. Bond The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

Volume 10 of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture combines two of the sections from the original edition, adding extensive updates and 53 entirely new articles. In the law section of this volume, 16 longer...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu Canterbury Classics (May 19, 2014)

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 Art of War & Other Classics of Eastern Philosophy

by Sun Tzu, Lao-Tzu, Confucius & Mencius Canterbury Classics (October 17, 2016)

The words of ancient Chinese philosophers have influenced other thinkers across the world for more than 2,000 years, and continue to shape our ideas today. The Art of War & Other Classics of Eastern Philosophy...