Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, (1977). AEI Studies 143.
Seller ID: 51626bde
Octavo, softbound (stiff orange wrappers), [xvi] + 304 pp. Very Good, with sunned spine. Contents include: Recent Trends in Danish Voting Behavior; Electoral Trends and Foreign Politics in Norway: The 1973 Storting Election and the EEC Issue; Recent Electoral Trends in Sweden; The Changing Basis of Radical Socialism in Scandinavia; On Welfare, Happiness, and Discontent in the Scandinavian Countries; The Political Role of Mass Communiciation in Scandinavia; Economic Development in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden; The Changing Role of Private Enterprise in Sweden; Current Problems of Scandinavia... View More...
St. Luis: Missouri Historical Society Press, (2004). First Edition.
Seller ID: 128fd
Signed and inscribed by the author. Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), xv + 328 pp. Fine (As New) in a Near-Fine dust jacket with light edgewear. From dust jacket: As Democratic ward committeeman for more than twenty years (a position that controlled many patronage jobs), Bill Clay Sr. was forced to endorse candidates in primary elections, even in the most contentious and divisive contests. This committee post was concurrent with his congressional responsibilites, putting the committteeman-congressman at the epicenter of most local politcal storms. Clay recounts his forty-two year odyssey th... View More...
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., MCMXXXIII. First Edition, Stated.
Seller ID: 12349scs
Octavo, navy blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 340 pp. Fine, in a Very Good dust jacket with light edgewear. With letter from The Chemical Foundation laid-in. From jacket: In these days of international enmity and bitterness, it is the fortunate nation which can stand alone. For the first time, says Samuel Crowther, America is practically self-contained and can and should depend upon her own resources... View More...
New York: The VIking Press, MCMXL. First Edition.
Seller ID: els2564
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xvii + 233 pp. Very Good, with light foxing and creasing to several pages; in a Very Good dust jacket with very light soiling and rubbed edges. From dust jacket: One hundred years ago today, there appeared in France the third volume of a work entitled Democracy in America, the first really scientific study -- it still ranks as one of the very great ones -- of the American experiement, which was then regarded with suspicion by French and English thinkers. The thrity-five-year-old author, Count Alexis de Tocqueville, was an aristocrat, but he rec... View More...
Washington: National Geographic Society, (1971). First Edition.
Seller ID: 51687bde
Octavo, tan cloth (hardcover) lettered in black, including the former-owner's name, Charles Elliott Ballard (hotelier and circus owner). Good; head of spine a bit frayed, with former-owner's signature (charles Ed Ballard). View More...
New York: Random House, (1961). First Edition, First Printing, Stated.
Seller ID: 12850scs
Signed & inscribed by James A. Michener, along with Jack Ford & Jack Wards (in the margins below Michener's initial reference to each), Sam Thompson (rear endpaper), to Mary Griswold, active in the Pennsylvania Bucks County campaign efforts. Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), black spine label, gilt letters, 310 pp. Very Good+, with light soiling to covers & page edges, in a Good+, mylar protected dust jacket with a small, closed tear to lower cover, light foxing (age darekend spotting), & edgewear. From jacket: How Mr. Michener became his county's Chairman of the Citizens for Kennedy Commit... View More...
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, (1998).
Seller ID: 9105gcs
Octavo, black boards (hardcover), silver letters), xvi + 236 pp. Fine in a Fine, mylar protected dust jacket. From dust jacket: It has often been thought that Roman politics was dominated by a governing class, or even aristocracy, and it has sometimes been presumed that the Senate was like a parliament and could legislate. The Crowd in Rome in the Late Republic explores the consequences of a democracy in which public office could only be gained by direct election by the people. And while the Senate could indeed debate public matters, advise other officeholders, and make some administrativ... View More...
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (2001).
Seller ID: 61308bd
Octavo, cloth & boards (hardcover), xii + 208 pp. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: For years Mark Monmonier, Òa prose stylist of no mean ability or charmÓ according to the Washington Post, has delighted readers with his insightful understanding of cartography as an art and technology that is both deceptive and revealing. Now he turns his focus to the story of political cartography and the redrawing of congressional districts. His title Bushmanders and Bullwinkles combines gerrymander with the surname of the president who actively tolerated racial gerrymandering and d... View More...
Octavo, orange cloth (hardcover), 218 pp. Near-Fine, in a Fine dust jacket. Patterson and McClure conducted nearly 2,000 hour-long interviews before, during and after the 1972 presidential campaign to determine how voters' opinions changed. They analyzed the content and style of every political news report telecast by ABC, CBS, and NBC and every televised political commercial. View More...
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, . First Edition. Contributions in Political Science, Number 80.
Seller ID: 16239scs
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 280 pp. Fine. Content: Introduction; Domestic Politics and the Formulation of American Middle East Policy: The Backdrop to the Anti-Boycott Debate; The Battle Over Anti-Boycott Legeslation Takes Shape: 1974-1975; Congress Versus the Executive Branch:1976; Interest Group Politics and the Enactment of Anti-Boycott Legislation:1977; Conclusion; Appendix: The Export Administration Amendments of 1977; Bibliographical Essay; Index. View More...
Octavo, softbound, 154 pp. Very Good, with light edgewear. Contents: President Reagan: The Age of MAD is Over; The Straitjacket of MAD; The Pros and Cons; Firepower: Beams Have It!; How a Beam Weapon Works; Why High Frequency Lasers Are More Effective Against Missiles; The Missile Crisis of the 1980s; How Soon Can We Have Beam Weapons?; The Russians Are Doing It!; Answering the Critics; Beam Wapons on the Battlefield; The Laser Amplifier; The X-Ray Laser Revolution; Lasers in Industry Today; Fusion, the Plasma Beam, and Beam Weapons; The Next Space Frontiers; The Coming of the Plasma Age View More...
Philadelphia, PA: Press of the Jewish Publication Society, n.d.
Seller ID: 2886gls
In Cyrus Adler and Aaron M. Margalith's admirable survey of the American Department of State's intercession on behalf of Jews, only a short note is included on what has proved to be one of the most interesting cases involving expatriation in the conduct of American foreign relations, that of John Ginzberg. The case of Ginzberg, a Russo-American expatriate and citizen of Glasgow, Montana, became the subject of protracted negotionations between the American Department of State and the Russian Foregin Office late in 1894. By the time the Ginzberg case had come up there had already been a total ... View More...