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Political Science

Political Science Collection

About 6,000 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Political Science”. Be patient as the page loads. Some books: Political Science, Intro to Political Analysis, Research Guide in Political Science, Political Behavior, Political Science Research Methods, Careers in Political Science, Encyclopedia of Political Science, Policy Analysis in Political Science, Politics and Political Systems, New World of Politics, Analyzing Politics, Studying Politics, Political Science in Canada, Political Science on the Internet, American Political Institutions in the 1970s, People Politics and Government, many more.

Political Parties Collection

More than 750 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Political Parties”. Some books: Political Parties of the U.S., African Political Parties, British Politics in the Collectivist Age, The Making of the American Party System 1789-1809, The Minor Parties of the Federal Republic of Germany, Race for the Presidency, Party and Politics in Contemporary Japan, Party Politics in Canada, Britain’s Changing Party System, History of U.S. Political Parties, British Parliamentary Parties 1742-1832, Political Parties and the European Union, many more.

World Politics Collection

About 2,000 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “World Politics”. Some Books: Global Issues, Contemporary International Problems in World Politics, World Politics, Case Histories in International Politics, World Politics in the 21st Century, Global Politics in a Changing World, Political Handbook of the World, New World Order, Guide to Countries of the World, Foreign Policy: the next phase, Beginnings of the Cold War, Defense of Western Europe, many more.

Political Campaigns Collection

About 400 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Political Campaigns”. Some books: Political Campaigns, How to Organize an Election, Building Red America, New Style in Election Campaigns, Handbook of Modern Participatory Democracy, Romney vs Obama: election 2012, Campaign for President, Mike’s Election Guide 2008, Election Campaigning Japanese Style, Campaign Tips for Women Candidates and their Staffs, Political Marketing, Parties and Elections in America, many more.

Voting Collection

Nearly 300 books from the Internet Archive free online on the subject of Voting. Some books: National Elections and the Political Process, The Right to Vote, Voting Rights, Your Guide to Voting, The Battle to Safeguard Democracy in the Age of Electronic Voting, How Voter Rage is Changing the Nation, Voting Behaviour in Canada, Electoral Behavior, Scottish Political Behaviour, Politics of Rich and Poor, Canadian Electoral Politics in an Era of Restructuring, many more.

Democracy and Social Ethics

Addams, Jane
Macmillan 1902 Dewey Dec. 303

Contents: Charitable effort; Filial relations: Household adjustment; Industrial amelioration; Educational methods; Political reform. – A.L.A.Catalog 1904

Contents: Charitable effort — Filial relations — Household adjustment — Industrial amelioration — Educational methods — Political reform.

The Movement and the Sixties

Protest in America from Greensboro to Wounded Knee

Anderson, Terry H.
Oxford 1995 Dewey Dec. 303

“It began in 1960 with the Greensboro sit-ins. By 1973, when a few Native Americans rebelled at Wounded Knee and the U.S. Army came home from Vietnam, it was over. In between came Freedom Rides, Port Huron, the Mississippi Summer, Berkeley, Selma, Vietnam, the Summer of Love, Black Power, the Chicago Convention, hippies, Brown Power, and Women’s Liberation–The Movement–in an era that became known as The Sixties. Why did millions of Americans become activists; why did they take to the streets?
These are questions Terry Anderson explores in The Movement and The Sixties, a searching history of the social activism that defined a generation of young Americans and that called into question the very nature of “America.” Drawing on interviews, “underground” manuscripts colleceted at campuses and archives throughout the nation, and many popular accounts, Anderson begins with Greensboro and reveals how one event built upon another and exploded into the kaleidoscope of activism by the early 1970s.” -Publisher

Contents: [Pt. 1] The first wave: the surge, 1960-1968 — The struggle — The movement and the sixties generation — Days of decision — 1968: rip tides — [Pt. 2] The second wave: the crest, 1968 to the early 1970s — Counterculture — Power and liberation — The movement toward a new America — Legacies: The sea change.

New Encyclopedia of Social Reform …

Including all Social-Reform Movements and Activities, and the Economic, Industrial, and Sociological Facts and Statistics of all Countries and All Social Subjects

Bliss, W: D. P. ed.
Funk 1908 Dewey Dec. 303 Rf

Brief and clear statement of nearly every important reform movement of our age. By specialists and containing brief bibliographies. – A.L.A.Catalog 1904
“A useful popular work, intended for the general reader, not for the special student. Principal articles are by specialists and are signed, short articles are unsigned. Bibliographies are brief and refer principally to works in English. Contains many biographical sketches, including some of living men.” – Standard Catalog: Sociology Section (1918)

The Peril of the Republic; Are We Facing Revolution in the United States?

Brewer, Daniel Chauncey
NY: Putnam’s Sons 1922 Dewey Dec. 303

Social Movements of the 1960s: searching for democracy

Burns, Stewart
Twayne 1990 Dewey Dec. 303

“America was irrevocably changed by the 1960s civil rights, anti-war and feminist movements. This study examines them side by side, revealing their interdependence, common grassroots origins and cumulative impact. Burns clarifies how the struggle for black equality helped empower other causes and how the New Left gave rise to the peace movements as it fueled the tumultuous counterculture. He traces the history of each movement and makes conclusions about leadership, electoral politics and coalition-building.” -Publisher

Contents: We shall all be free — Everything is possible — Sisterhood is powerful — Bearing fruit — Readiness is all.

American Values: Opposing Viewpoints

Hurley, Jennifer A.
Greenhaven 2000 Dewey Dec. 306

“Essays from conservative and liberal viewpoints debate moral relativism, capitalism, religion, violence, pop culture, and even shame and character.” Booklist

Contents: Capitalism promotes positive values / Theodore Forstmann — Capitalism does not promote positive values / David Hilfiker — Religion is essential to a moral society / Philip Yancey — Religion is not essential to a moral society / Dave Matson — Society’s well-being depends upon the traditional family / Jean Bethke Elshtain — Society’s well-being does not depend upon the traditional family / Arlene Skolnick and Stacey Rosencrantz — America faces a moral crisis / William J. Bennett — America does not face a moral crisis / James A. Morone — Popular culture is in decline / Herbert I. London — Popular culture is not in decline / Tyler Cowen — Consumerism pervades American society / David Klepper — Consumerism can be a positive force / James B. Twitchell — The media glamorize violence / Gregg Easterbrook — The media are unfairly criticized / Danny Goldberg — Advertising demeans American values / Marylaine Block — Advertising is important to consumers / John Hood — Shame deters immoral behavior / James B. Twitchell — Shame is a form of censorship / Carl F. Horowitz — The government should legislate morality / David A. Pendleton — The government should not legislate morality / Charley Reese — Public schools should provide character education / Sanford N. McDonnell — Public schools should not provide character education / Don Feder

Brave New World Revisited

Huxley, Aldous
Harper 1958 Dewey Dec. 303

In 1958, author Aldous Huxley wrote what some would call a sequel to his novel Brave New World (1932) but the sequel did not revisit the story or the characters. Instead, Huxley chose to revisit the world he created in a set of twelve essays in which he meditates on how his fantasy seemed to be becoming a reality and far more quickly than he ever imagined.

An Introduction to Political Science

Jacobsohn, John
Wadsworth 1998 Dewey Dec. 320

“This text provides readers with comprehensive coverage of all major political science topics, with an especially strong focus on theory and thorough coverage of comparative institutions and international political systems. The text emphasizes the role of society in political science.” -Publisher

Contents: 1 Introduction-Political Science – 2 The Organization of Society – 3 The Greeks – 4 Romans and Medieval Political Thought – 5 The Social Contract Theorist – 6 Karl Marx – 7 Society and Politics – 8 Public Opinion – 9 Leadership – 10 Voters 11 Elections and Electoral Systems – 12 Pressure Groups – 13 Political Parties – 14 Law and Policy – 15 Parliamentary and Presidential Systems of Government – 16 The Legislature – 17 Bureaucracy – 18 Administration – 19 The Judiciary – 20 International Relations – 21 Global Regimes, The United Nations, and the State

Political Science Research Methods

Johnson, Janet Buttolph and Joslyn, Richard A.
CQ 1991 Dewey Dec. 320

“An introduction to the basic tools of political science research. Six case studies highlight important aspects of the research process, and illustrate how scholars employ research methods in their studies of politics. New material includes studies of Western media influence on print news in non-Western countries, and political control of federal bureaucracies.” -Publisher

American Ideals, and other Essays, Social and Political

Roosevelt, Theodore
Putnam 1897 Dewey Dec. 306

Other essays: True Americanism; The manly virtues and practical politics; The college graduate and public life; Phases of state legislation; Machine politics in New York City; Six years of civil service reform; Administering the New York police force; The vice-presidency and the campaign of 1896; How not to help our poorer brother; The Monroe doctrine; Washington’s forgotten maxim; National life and character; Social evolution; The law of civilization and decay. – Standard Catalog: Sociology Section (1918)

The Strenuous Life; Essays and Addresses

Roosevelt, Theodore
Century 1901 Dewey Dec. 306

Much healthy idealism tempered by common sense. He stands for sound education of mind and body, for moderation, for the virtues of private life in politics, and for a genuine national spirit. – A.L.A.Catalog 1904
Other essays: Expansion and peace; Latitude and longitude among reformers; Fellow feeling as a political factor; Civic helpfulness; Character and success; The eighth and ninth commandments in politics; The best and the good; Promise and performance; The American boy; Military preparedness and unpreparedness; Admiral Dewey; Grant; Manhood and statehood; Brotherhood and the heroic virtues; National duties; The labor question; Christian citizenship – Standard Catalog: Sociology Section (1918)

Political Science: an Introduction

Roskin, Michael G. et al.
Prentice Hall 2000 Dewey Dec. 320

“Balancing practical and theoretical knowledge, Political Science is a comprehensive and jargon-free introduction to the field’s basic concepts and themes. This bestselling brief book uses diverse real-world examples to show readers the value of avoiding simplifications in politics, the relevance of government, and the importance of participation. Written from Mike Roskin’s unique and engaging point-of-view, Political Science remains the best at providing the clear explanations, practical applications, and current examples that will welcome readers to a vital field of study.” -Publisher

The Post-American World

Zakaria, Fareed
Norton 2008 Dewey Dec. 303

“This is not a book about the decline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else.” So begins Fareed Zakaria’s important new work on the era we are now entering. Following on the success of his best-selling The Future of Freedom, Zakaria describes with equal prescience a world in which the United States will no longer dominate the global economy, orchestrate geopolitics, or overwhelm cultures. He sees the “rise of the rest”—the growth of countries like China, India, Brazil, Russia, and many others—as the great story of our time, and one that will reshape the world. The tallest buildings, biggest dams, largest-selling movies, and most advanced cell phones are all being built outside the United States. This economic growth is producing political confidence, national pride, and potentially international problems. How should the United States understand and thrive in this rapidly changing international climate? What does it mean to live in a truly global era?


Ideologies

Political Ideologies Collection

About 400 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Political Ideologies”. Some books: Modern Political Ideologies, Roots of Contemporary African American Political Ideologies, American Political Thought, Ideologies and Modern Politics, Ideologies in Quebec, Origins of Terrorism, Green Political Thought, Explaining Politics, Conservatism and American Political Development, Utopia and Revolution, Sowing the Seeds of Democracy in China, Who’s Who in Political Revolutions, Modern Islamic Political Thought, Understanding Politics through Film and Television, The Opium of the Intellectuals, Burning Books and Leveling Libraries, many more.

Liberalism Collection

More than 600 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Liberalism”. Some books: A Liberal Vision for the New Century, Death by Liberalism, The Collapse of Liberal Empire, Thank the Liberals for Saving America, The Liberal Tradition in America, The Liberal Mind, American Politics and Liberalism, Liberalism and Liberal Politics in Edwardian England, The Fall of Liberalism and the Rise of Common Sense, Godless: the church of liberalism, many more.

Conservatism Collection

More than 600 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Conservative”. Some books: Battle for the Bible in the 21st Century, A Traditional Conservative Confronts Neoconservative Excess, Conservatism in America, Conservatism: from John Adams to Churchill, What is Conservatism?, Conservatism in the 1990s, Conscience of a Conservative, Mobilizing Resentment, The Conservative Mind, A 21st Century Contract with America, Why I am a Reagan Conservative, many more.

Fascism Collection

About 200 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Fascism”. Some books: The Neo-Nazis, Fascism for Beginners, A History of Fascism 1914-1945, European Fascism, The Far Right in Western & Eastern Europe, Fascism: past present future, Fascist Italy, Falange: a history of Spanish fascism, Fascism & Big Business, Fascism Today; a world survey, History of the Fascist Movement, Mussolini’s Italy, The Birth of Fascist Ideology, American Swastika, Fascism and the Far Right, many more.

Totalitarianism Collection

About 100 books from the Internet Archive free online on the subject of Totalitarianism. Some books: Police State: could it happen here? The Trial, 1984, Origins of Totalitarian Democracy, Totalitarian Dictatorship and Autocracy, The Stalin Revolution, Soviet Leaders and Mastery over Man, Democracy and Dictatorship, Freedom and Civilization, Escape from Freedom, The Road to Serfdom, Totalitarianism in Burma, Authoritarian Politics in Modern Society, many more.

The Origins Of Totalitarianism

Arendt, Hannah
Harvest 1979 Dewey Dec. 321

Originally published in 1951. “The Origins of Totalitarianism begins with the rise of anti-Semitism in central and western Europe in the 1800s and continues with an examination of European colonial imperialism from 1884 to the outbreak of World War I. Arendt explores the institutions and operations of totalitarian movements, focusing on the two genuine forms of totalitarian government in our time–Nazi Germany and Stalinist Russia–which she adroitly recognizes were two sides of the same coin, rather than opposing philosophies of Right and Left. From this vantage point, she discusses the evolution of classes into masses, the role of propaganda in dealing with the nontotalitarian world, the use of terror, and the nature of isolation and loneliness as preconditions for total domination.” -Publisher

Josiah Warren, The First American Anarchist, A Sociological Study

Baillie, William
Boston: Small & Mayynard 1906 Dewey Dec. 335.8

Josiah Warren (1798-1874) was a musician when he moved from Boston to Cincinnati at age 20, where he worked as a music teacher and orchestra leader and also manufactured a lamp he invented. He moved his family to New Harmony, IN in the mid-1820s to participate in Robert Owens’ communitarian experiment, but left within two years, rejecting Owens’ views on the ideal society. Warren developed his own philosophy on a principle of the “sovereignty of the individual”, and society without a state.

The author of this small book began with a long essay on the philosophy of anarchism. In addition to a biography of Warren, and explanations of his philosophical ideas, there are extended descriptions of the anarchist communities that he founded.

Gospel of Wealth, and other Timely Essays

Carnegie, Andrew
Century 1900 Dewey Dec. 306

Wealth, poverty, trusts, relations of capital and labor, colonial possessions, imperialism, democracy in England, etc. – A.L.A.Catalog 1904

Socialism; its theoretical roots and present-day development

Forman, James D.
New Viewpoints 1973 Dewey Dec. 335

A Plea for Liberty; An Argument Against Socialism and Socialistic Legislation …

Consisting of an Introduction by Herbert Spencer and Essays by Various Writers

Mackay, Thomas, ed.
Appleton 1891 Dewey Dec. 335

On proper limits of state action relating to labor, care of poor, schools, post-office, etc.
Laissez faire and individualism present in formal array the arguments by which they hope to check the tide of socialism.

Capital: Critique of Political Economy

– Volume 2 Volume 3

Marx, Karl
1867-1894 Dewey Dec. 335.4

Volume 2 is subtitled: “The Process of Circulation of Capital”, and Volume 3 is subtitled “The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole”. Volume 3 was prepared by Friedrich Engels from notes left by Marx.

The Communist Manifesto

Marx, Karl and Engels, Friedrich
Washington Square 1964 Dewey Dec. 335.4

The Communist Manifesto is a 1848 political manifesto by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that laid out the programme of the Communist League. It contains Marx and Engels’ theories about the nature of society and politics, that in their own words, “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles”. It also briefly features their ideas for how the capitalist society of the time would eventually be replaced by socialism, and then finally Communism.

Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis

Mises, Ludwig von
1951 Dewey Dec. 335

Socialism

Robbins, E. C. comp.
NY: Wilson 1915 Dewey Dec. 335

From the publisher’s “Handbook Series”. In addition to a substantial bibliography of representative books and articles, the book contains reprinted magazine articles arranged in the following categories:- Utopian Socialism, – Christian Socialism, – Marxian Socialism, – Progressive Socialism, – Socialism versus Other Forms of Radicalism, – Definitions of Contemporary Socialism


Utopias

Utopias Collection

About 340 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Utopias”. Be patient as the page loads. Some books: Feminist Utopias, Utopias and Utopian Thought, North American Utopias, Utopias of the Classical World, Famous Utopias of the Renaissance, A Study of American Utopias, Women’s Utopias in British and American Fiction, Chicago’s Utopias of 1893, French Utopias: an anthology, Jewish Agriculture Utopias in America 1880-1910, Dreams of Reason: science and utopias, A Century of Genocide: utopias of race and nation, Backwoods Utopias, Puritan Utopias of 17th Century England & America, Sex Roles and Sexuality in Victorian Utopias, Visions of the City, many more.

The Children of Prosperity: Thirteen Modern American Communes

Gardner, Hugh
St. Martin’s 1978 Dewey Dec. 335.9

American Communities

Hinds, W: A.
Kerr 1902 Dewey Dec. 335.9

“Revised edition, enlarged to include additional societies, new and old, communistic, semi-communistic and co-operative.”

The Communistic Societies of the United States – from Personal Visit and Observation …

Including detailed accounts of the Economists, Zoarites, Shakers, the Amana, Oneida, Bethel, Aurora, Icarian, and other existing societies; their religious creeds, social practices, numbers, industries, and present condition

Nordhoff, Charles
Harper 1875 Dewey Dec. 335.9

Valuable account by a trained journalist from personal visits and observations in many communistic societies. – A.L.A.Catalog 1904

Brook Farm; its Members, Scholars, and Visitors

Swift, Lindsay
Macmillan 1900 Dewey Dec. 335.9

List of books and magazine articles, p. 283-92.


Colonialism & Imperialism

Colonialism Collection

Over 300 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Colonialism”. Be patient as the page loads. Some books: Discourse on Colonialism, The Age of Colonialism, Neo-Colonialism, Colonialism / Postcolonialism, Colonialism in Africa 1870-1960, Christianity and Colonialism, Colonialism and Christian Missions, Imperialism and Colonialism, Colonialism in the Americas, African Perspectives on Colonialism, The Philippines: colonialism collaboration and resistance, The British Empire: the end of colonialism, Portuguese Colonialism in Africa, A History of Modern Southeast Asia, The Church and Colonialism: the betrayal of the third world, Capitalism and Colonialism in Late 19th Century Europe, The Creoles of Sierra Leone: responses to colonialism 1870-1945, Britannia’s Children: reading colonialism through children’s books and magazines, South-east Asia 1930-1970: the legacy of colonialism and nationalism, Merchant Capital Colonialism and World Trade 1400-1825, North Africa before the French Conquest, The West and the Third World, Underdevelopment in Kenya, Colonialism in Northern Saskatchewan, The Invasion of America: Indians colonialism and the cant of conquest, A History of the Far East from High Colonialism to Hong Kong, European Colonialism and African Resistance in the Scramble for Africa, Colonialism and Underdevelopment in East Africa, Colonialism on Trial, The British Caribbean, Racism: the Australian Experience, many more.

Imperialism Collection

Over 800 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Imperialism”. Some books: Imperialism in East Africa, American Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism, Theories of Imperialism, British Imperialism, Economic Imperialism, Imperialism in the Roman Republic, Imperialism: a history in documents, British Imperialism in China, Marxism and Imperialism, Islamic Imperialism: a history, Education as Cultural Imperialism, European Imperialism in Africa, British Imperialism 1750-1970, U.S. Imperialism and Global Resistance, Russia: a return to Imperialism?, The End of Corporate Imperialism, The Political Economy of Imperialism, Neo-Colonialism: the last stage of Imperialism, Peace Kills: America’s fun new Imperialism, Oil Imperialism, The Crisis of Imperialism 1865-1915, Imperialism and Social Reform, many more.

Ancient and Modern Imperialism

Cromer, Evelyn Baring, Earl of
NY: Longmans, Green 1910 Dewey Dec. 321

The Colonial Policy of Lord John Russell’s Administration

Grey, Earl
London: Bentley 1853 Dewey Dec. 325

Imperialism; A Study

Hobson, John Atkinson
NY: James Pott 1902 Dewey Dec. 321

“A classic 19th-century indictment of imperialism” -Publisher

The Control of the Tropics

Kidd, Benjamin
NY: Macmillan 1898 Dewey Dec. 325

The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa

Lugard, Frederick John Dealtry
London: Blackwood and Sons 1922 Dewey Dec. 325

The Nation and the Empire. Being a Collection of Speeches and Addresses

Milner, Lord
London: Constable 1913 Dewey Dec. 325

World Politics at the End of the Nineteenth Century; as Influenced by the Oriental Situation

Reinsch, P. S.
Macmillan 1900

Dewey Dec. 327
With special reference to China. Dispassionate discussion of colonization and imperialism, drawn mainly from European illustrations, but considering questions for United States. Bibliographies and map.
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904

Commonwealth or Empire: A Bystander’s View of the Question

Smith, Goldwin
NY: Macmillan 1902 Dewey Dec. 327

The Empire. A Series of Letters published in “The Daily News”, 1862, 1863

Smith, Goldwin
Oxford: Henry and Parker 1863 Dewey Dec. 325