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The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents--The Definitive Edition (The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek, Volume 2)
F. A. Hayek
University Of Chicago Press
An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944—when Eleanor Roosevelt supported the efforts of Stalin, and Albert Einstein subscribed lock, stock, and barrel to the socialist program— The Road to Serfdom was seen as heretical for its ...
Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice
Brown Books Publishing Group
A tragic suicide, a likely murder, wrongful imprisonment, and gripping courtroom scenes draw readers into this compelling story giving them a frightening perspective on justice corrupted and who should be accountable when evidence is withheld. Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice is the true story of the strong-arm, illegal, and unethical tactics used by headline-grabbing federal prosecutors in their narcissistic ...
Marvel Firsts: The 1960s
With the debut of 1961's FANTASTIC FOUR #1, Marvel Comics reinvented the super-hero genre - and the hits just kept on coming! Compiled in one titanic tome: the famous first issues of dozens of your favorite super heroes and super-hero teams - including the Hulk, Dr. Strange, Nick Fury, Iron Man, Thor, Spider-Man, Daredevil, the X-Men, the Avengers and the Defenders! And witness the unlikely solo breakouts of the Human Torch, Red Wolf, Dr. Doom, ...
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Germany
Packed with photographs, illustrations, and detailed maps, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Germany will lead you straight to the very best of this beautiful country, from its beautiful castles and cathedrals; popular beer halls, festivals, and Christmas markets; to walks and hikes through the countryside. This fully updated guide includes 3-D illustrated cutaways and floor plans of must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of towns and cities. ...
The Marx-Engels Reader (Second Edition)
, Friedrich Engels
W. W. Norton & Company
This revised and enlarged edition of the leading anthology provides the essential writings of Marx and Engels--those works necessary for an introduction to Marxist thought and ideology.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Berlin
Experience the best of Berlin with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Berlin . This newly updated travel guide for Berlin will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer, from unearthing archaeological treasures in the Pergamon museum to absorbing the history of the Berlin wall to discovering the city's hottest neighborhoods on walking tours. Themed itineraries help plan trips to Berlin by length of stay or by interest. ...
Basic Writings of Nietzsche (Modern Library Classics)
Introduction by Peter Gay Translated and edited by Walter Kaufmann Commentary by Martin Heidegger, Albert Camus, and Gilles Deleuze One hundred years after his death, Friedrich Nietzsche remains the most influential philosopher of the modern era. Basic Writings of Nietzsche gathers the complete texts of five of Nietzsche’s most important works, from his first book to his last: The Birth of Tragedy, Beyond Good and Evil, On the ...
The Congress of Vienna: Power and Politics after Napoleon
Brian E. Vick
Harvard University Press
Convened following Napoleon’s defeat in 1814, the Congress of Vienna is remembered as much for the pageantry of the royals and elites who gathered there as for the landmark diplomatic agreements they brokered. Historians have nevertheless generally dismissed these spectacular festivities as window dressing when compared with the serious, behind-the-scenes maneuverings of sovereigns and statesmen. Brian Vick finds this conventional view ...
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
WHO BETTER TO FACE THE GREATEST EVIL OF THE 20TH CENTURY THAN A HUMBLE MAN OF FAITH? As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullied a continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a small number of dissidents and saboteurs worked to dismantle the Third Reich from the inside. One of these was Dietrich Bonhoeffer—a pastor and author. In this New York Times best-selling biography, Eric Metaxas takes both strands of ...
The Sword of Truth, Boxed Set III, Books 7-9: The Pillars of Creation, Naked Empire, Chainfire
This Mass Market Boxed Set, is the Third Boxed Set of The Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind: The Box Set includes: Pillars of Creation , 0-765-34074-7 Naked Empire , 0-765-34430-7 Chainfire , 0-765-34431-9 Book 7: Pillars of Creation Sequel to the New York Times bestselling Faith of the Fallen New York Times bestselling author Terry Goodkind has created his most lavish adventure yet. Tormented her entire life by inhuman ...
The Constitution of Liberty: The Definitive Edition (The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek)
F. A. Hayek
University Of Chicago Press
From the $700 billion bailout of the banking industry to president Barack Obama’s $787 billion stimulus package to the highly controversial passage of federal health-care reform, conservatives and concerned citizens alike have grown increasingly fearful of big government. Enter Nobel Prize–winning economist and political theorist F. A. Hayek, whose passionate warning against empowering states with greater economic control, The Road to ...
Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers Volume 6
Get ready for Earth's Mightiest Heroes matched with two of comics' mightiest talents - Roy Thomas and John Buscema - as the Marvel Masterworks take you on a trip through one of the most stellar creative periods in Avengers' history! It's cover-to-cover watershed moments for the Avengers: the Black Panther joins the team, the Avengers fi ght the X-Men, an all-new Masters of Evil debuts, the first-ever full telling of Bucky Barnes' tragic death, ...
The Communist Manifesto
, Friedrich Engels
International Publishers Co
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Modern Library Classics)
Edited, abridged, and with a critical Foreword by Hans-Friedrich Mueller Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin Illustrations by Giovanni Battista Piranesi Edward Gibbon’s masterpiece, which narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in the east in the fifteenth century, is widely considered the greatest work of history ever written. This abridgment retains the ...
Lake Union Publishing
Nothing could keep Christopher and Rebecca apart: not her abusive parents, or even the fiancé she brought home after running away to England. But when World War II finally strikes the island of Jersey, the Nazi invaders ship Rebecca to Europe as part of Hitler’s Final Solution against the Jewish population. After Christopher and his family are deported back to their native Germany, he volunteers for the Nazi SS, desperate to save the woman ...
The Fatal Conceit: The Errors of Socialism (The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek)
F. A. Hayek
University of Chicago Press
Hayek gives the main arguments for the free-market case and presents his manifesto on the "errors of socialism." Hayek argues that socialism has, from its origins, been mistaken on factual, and even on logical, grounds and that its repeated failures in the many different practical applications of socialist ideas that this century has witnessed were the direct outcome of these errors. He labels as the "fatal conceit" the idea that "man is able to ...
Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and No One (Penguin Classics)
Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" remains his most famous and influential work. It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra descends from his solitude in the mountains to tell the world that God is dead and that the Superman, the human embodiment of divinity, is his successor. With blazing intensity and poetic brilliance, Nietzsche argues that the ...
When Nietzsche Wept: A Novel of Obsession
Irvin D. Yalom
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
“Magical.” — Washington Post Book World “The best dramatization of a great thinker’s thought since Sartre’s The Freud Scenario .” — Chicago Tribune From renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom, acclaimed author of The Schopenhauer Cure and Love’s Executioner , the international bestseller When Nietzsche Wept is a richly imagined tale of two brilliant and enigmatic men plumbing the depths ...
The Portable Nietzsche (Portable Library)
The works of Friedrich Nietzsche have fascinated readers around the world ever since the publication of his first book more than a hundred years ago. As Walter Kaufmann, one of the world’s leading authorities on Nietzsche, notes in his introduction, “Few writers in any age were so full of ideas,” and few writers have been so consistently misinterpreted. The Portable Nietzsche includes Kaufmann’s definitive translations of the ...
On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo
The great philosopher's major work on ethics, along with ECCE HOMO, Nietzche's remarkable review of his life and works. Translated by Walter Kaufmann.
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