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41 FRADY, MARSHALL. Wallace
Meridian Books, New York: 1970. s Softcover. Good reading copy with small stains on rear cover. 
The political biography of George Wallace. The most revealing look we have had at this man who symbolizes or catalyzes an important and dismaying political, social and phenomenon of our times. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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42 FREEDMAN, LEONARD. Power & Politics In America.
Duxbury Press, North Scituate, MA: 1974. 0087872626 Second Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. Underlining on pages. 
This brief introduction to American government features a straightforward, readable presentation of the clash between rivaling interpretations of political institutions and issues. Includes an Index 
Price: 8.31 USD
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43 FRIED, ALBERT; SANDERS, RONALD ( EDITED BY). Socialist Thought: A Documentary History.
Doubleday & Company Inc, New York: 1964. s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
In this book the most important documents of socialist thought have been arranged and interpreted to produce a continuous history from the communist utopianism of pre-Revolutionary France down to the present day. 
Price: 6.65 USD
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44 FRIER, DAVID A. Conflict Of Interest In The Eisenhower Administration.
Iowa State Univesity Press, Ames: 1969. 081380535X / 9780813805351 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 18.53 USD
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45 GIBSON, JAMES L. Electing Judges: The Surprising Effects Of Campaigning On Judicial Legitimacy.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: 2012. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
In Electing Judges, leading judicial politics scholar James L. Gibson responds tothe growing chorus of critics who fear that the politics of running for office undermine judicial independence and even the rule of law. While many people have opinions on the topic, few have supported them with actual empirical evidence. Gibson rectifies this situation, offering the most systematic and comprehensive study to date of the impact of campaigns on public perceptions of fairness, impartiality, and the legitimacy of elected state courts—and his findings are both counterintuitive and controversial. Gibson finds that ordinary Americans do not conclude from campaign promises that judges are incapable of making impartial decisions. Instead, he shows, they understand the process of deciding cases to be an exercise in policy making, rather than of simply applying laws to individual cases—and consequently think it's important for candidates to reveal where they stand on important issues. Negative advertising also turns out to have a limited effect on perceptions of judicial legitimacy, though the same cannot be said for widely hated campaign contributions. Taking both the good and bad into consideration, Gibson argues persuasively that elections are ultimately beneficial in boosting the institutional legitimacy of courts, despite the slight negative effects of some campaign activities. Electing Judges will initiate a lively debate inside both the halls of justice and the academy. 
Price: 80.75 USD
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46 GOODE, STEPHEN. Affluent Revolutionaries: A Portrait Of The New Left.
Franklin Watts Publishers, New York: 1974. 0531026450 / 9780531026458 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There is a small tear to the front of the dustjacket. 
In this perceptive study, Stephen Goode examines the contemporary radical movement known as the New Left. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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47 GUTMANN, AMY; THOMPSON, DENNIS (EDITED BY). Political Theory And Public Policy: A Casebook.
Ginn Custom Publishing, Lexington: 1982. 0536038015 / 9780536038012 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 71.25 USD
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48 HALLE, LOUIS J. The Cold War As History.
Harper & Row, New York: 1975. 0061318906 / 9780061318900 First Harper Torchbook Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. School discard. 
"The most thorough historical synthesis of East-West relations since World War II yet accomplished....Halle's personal experience, erudition, sophisticated wisdom and writing style...make the book, as a whole, illuminating and provocative reading." Choice. Includes an Index. 
Price: 6.22 USD
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49 HAMILTON, ALEXANDER; MADISON, JAMES; JAY, JOHN; ROSSITER, CLINTON (INTRODUCTION BY). The Federalist Papers.
New American Library, New York: 1961. First Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Brilliantly defend what was in their day a revolutionary charter - the Constitution of the United States. The Federalist Papers expalin the complexities of the constitutional government - its political structure and priciples based on the inherent rights of man. Scholars have long regarded this work as a milestone in political science and a classic of American political theory. Includes an Index. 
Price: 2.61 USD
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50 HARRISON, DAVID. The White Tribe Of Africa: South Africa In Perspective.
University of California Press, Berkley: 1981. 0520046900 / 9780520046900 s Softcover. Good reading copy with nice bookplate inside. 
A concise and readable primer on the Afrikaners' last 80 years.... straightforward, well researched and enlivened by anecdotes and evocative photographs. Includes an Index. 
Price: 22.95 USD
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51 HAWLEY, GEORGE. Right-wing Critics Of American Conservatism.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 2016. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The American conservative movement as we know it faces an existential crisis as the nation's demographics shift away from its core constituents—older white middle-class Christians. It is the American conservatism that we don't know that concerns George Hawley in this book. During its ascendancy, leaders within the conservative establishment have energetically policed the movement's boundaries, effectively keeping alternative versions of conservatism out of view. Returning those neglected voices to the story, Right-Wing Critics of American Conservatism offers a more complete, complex, and nuanced account of the American right in all its dissonance in history and in our day. The right-wing intellectual movements considered here differ both from mainstream conservatism and from each other when it comes to fundamental premises, such as the value of equality, the proper role of the state, the importance of free markets, the place of religion in politics, and attitudes toward race. In clear and dispassionate terms, Hawley examines localists who exhibit equal skepticism toward big business and big government, paleoconservatives who look to the distant past for guidance and wish to turn back the clock, radical libertarians who are not content to be junior partners in the conservative movement, and various strains of white supremacy and the radical right in America. In the Internet age, where access is no longer determined by the select few, the independent right has far greater opportunities to make its many voices heard. This timely work puts those voices into context and historical perspective, clarifying our understanding of the American right—past, present, and future. George Hawley is assistant professor of political science at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. He is the author of White Voters in 21st Century America and Voting and Migration Patterns in the U.S. "The best guide to the bizarre reality of the 2016 GOP."—Reason Magazine "The book's tone is exquisitly non-judgmental, but it is clear that Hawley's interest is not just academic. . . . In chapters on localists, libertarians, paleoconservatives, and white nationalists, he provides thorough summaries of major figures and arguments." —The American Conservative 
Price: 25.60 USD
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52 HAYDEN, TOM (TESTIMONY BEFORE THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON THE CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE, AND THE HOUSE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE). Rebellion And Repression.
Meridian Books, New York: c1969. s Softcover. Good condition. 
This book is the first in the HARD TIMES News Book series of muckraking documents, political reports, and commentaries on the new culture. The books will draw on articles prepared for the weekly issues of HARD TIMES-the newspaper of hard news reporting and analysis-edited by Andrew Kopkind and James Ridgeway. Consulting editors are Ralph Nader and Fred Gardner. 
Price: 23.99 USD
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53 HEILBRONER, ROBERT L. The Future As History: The Historic Currents Of Our Time And The Direction In Which They Are Taking America.
Grove Press, New York: 1961. First Evergreen Edition - 11th Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. Name of previous owner inscribed on inside front cover. 
Sets forth an analysis of the forces at work in the modern world and where they are taking us. 
Price: 2.95 USD
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54 HELLER, DEANE AND DAVID; MONRONEY, MIKE (FOREWORD). The Kennedy Cabinet: Americas Men Of Destiny.
Monarch Books, Derby: August 1961. A Monarch Americana Book. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Never before had so many young, forceful, sharp-minded and enthusiastic men been brought together to run the affairs of the world's most powerful country. Gives an intimate and authoritative picture of these men and their jobs. 
Price: 8.03 USD
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55 HENRY ST. JOHN, VISCOUNT BOLINGBROKE: JACKMAN, SYDNEY W. (EDITOR) The Idea Of A Patriot King.
The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Indianapolis/New York: . First Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 37.53 USD
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56 HESS, STEPHEN; KAPLAN, MILTON. The Ungentlemanly Art: A History Of American Political Cartoons.
MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc., New York: 1975. Revised Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
An illustrated history of America's best-known, and frequently, least loved political cartoonists. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.53 USD
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57 HIRSCH, H. N. The Enigma Of Felix Frankfurter.
Basic Books, Inc., Publishers, New York: 1981. 046501979X / 9780465019793 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good Condition. Some Pencil markings in the text. 
"Hirsch's carefully constructed and supported psychoanalysis of Justice Frankfurter gives us an exciting look at the inner workings of the Supreme Court." -Martin Shapiro. Includes an index. 
Price: 18.76 USD
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58 HOBBES, THOMAS; TUCK, RICHARD (EDITED BY). Leviathan.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1990. 0521396417 / 9780521396417 s Softcover. Good condition with creases to covers. 
Written during the turmoil of the Civil War, Leviathan was, in Hobbbes's lifetime, publicly burnt and even condemned in Parliament as one of the causes of the Great Fire of London! Its appeal to the twentieth century lies not just in its elevation of politics to a science, but in its overriding concern for peace. 
Price: 15.90 USD
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59 HOCHSCHILD, JENNIFER & EINSTEIN, KATHERINE LEVINE. Do Facts Matter? Information And Misinformation In American Politics.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2015. Volume 13 in Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
A democracy falters when most of its citizens are uninformed or misinformed, when misinformation affects political decisions and actions, or when political actors foment misinformation—the state of affairs the United States faces today, as this timely book makes painfully clear. In Do Facts Matter? Jennifer L. Hochschild and Katherine Levine Einstein start with Thomas Jefferson's ideal citizen, who knows and uses correct information to make policy or political choices. What, then, the authors ask, are the consequences if citizens are informed but do not act on their knowledge? More serious, what if they do act, but on incorrect information? Analyzing the use, nonuse, and misuse of facts in various cases—such as the call to impeach Bill Clinton, the response to global warming, Clarence Thomas's appointment to the Supreme Court, the case for invading Iraq, beliefs about Barack Obama's birthplace and religion, and the Affordable Care Act—Hochschild and Einstein argue persuasively that errors of commission (that is, acting on falsehoods) are even more troublesome than errors of omission. While citizens' inability or unwillingness to use the facts they know in their political decision making may be frustrating, their acquisition and use of incorrect "knowledge" pose a far greater threat to a democratic political system. Do Facts Matter? looks beyond individual citizens to the role that political elites play in informing, misinforming, and encouraging or discouraging the use of accurate or mistaken information or beliefs. Hochschild and Einstein show that if a well-informed electorate remains a crucial component of a successful democracy, the deliberate concealment of political facts poses its greatest threat. 3 black and white Illustrations, 11 charts, 4 tables. Jennifer L. Hochschild is Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. The author, coauthor, or editor of numerous articles, chapters, and books, her most recent publications include Creating a New Racial Order: How Immigration, Multiracialism, Genomics, and the Young Can Remake Race in America and Bringing Outsiders In: Transatlantic Perspectives on Immigrant Political Incorporation. Katherine Levine Einstein is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boston University. Her current research focuses on racial inequality, political segregation, and the splintering of U.S. metropolitan areas. "Jennifer Hochschild and Katherine Einstein have tackled an underexamined but extremely important subject and with good analysis show that a certain degree of cognitive grasp is needed for a voter-based political system to survive and flourish."—David R. Mayhew Yale University 
Price: 21.80 USD
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60 HOFSTADTER, RICHARD; LASCH, CHRISTOPHER (FOREWORD ) The American Political Tradition And The Men Who Made It.
Vintage Books, New York: 1974. 0394700090 / 9780394700090 s Softcover. Reading copy. Underlining on some pages. 
An interpretation of the American past through twelve brilliant and incisive biographical portraits. Centers on the Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, John C. Calhoun, Abraham Lincoln, Wendell Phillips, Grover Cleveland, William Jennings Bryan, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Includes a Foreword by christopher lasch. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.33 USD
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