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Plato and Freud: Statesmen of the Soul
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Plato and Freud: Statesmen of the Soul

By Gallucci, Gerard

U.S.A.: Xlibris Corporation, 2001. In this book, the author, a political scientist and Foreign Service officer, shows how Freud's conception of the human soul and the conflict within it is related to classic Greek concerns with living the good life (light yellow & blue cover with orange, white & black lettering, author's photo on the back; a bright, clean, tight copy). Trade Paperback. As New.


The Troubled Birth of Russian Democracy: Parties, Personalities, and Programs

By McFaul, Michael; Markov, Sergei

Stanford, CA, U.S.A.: Hoover Institution Press, 1993 This book provides an introduction to the spectrum of Russian political parties, movements, and personalities by combining interpretive essays with interviews and documents; the authors, from Stanford University and Moscow State University, interviewed anti-communist leaders and collected the documents of anti-communist parties in the months preceding and immediately following the August 1991 attempted coup d'etat; they also talked to pro-communist leaders who emerged to oppose Gorbachev's reforms, as well as leaders of nationalist movements, labor unions, Christian movements, and organizations opposed to the division of the Soviet Union (red cloth with gold lettering, one corner slightly bumped; red & black pictorial dust jacket with photo of a Moscow rally of democratic forces in 1990, spine slightly sunned; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


Making a President: A Footnote to the Saga of Democracy

By Mencken, H. L

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. Mencken's reports on the 1932 national conventions for the Baltimore Evening Sun (black cloth with blue panels on spine and cover, slight fraying at corners, slight foxing on title page, otherwise a good, clean, tight copy). First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


Lobbyist for the People: A Record of Fifty Years

By Marsh, Benjamin C

Washington, DC, U.S.A.: Public Affairs, 1953. The autobiography of the founder of the People's Lobby, organized in 1930 with John Dewey as President, which fought for relief and, during the New Deal and the Fair Deal, for more fundamental reforms; one section of the book deals with the rise and fall of the Third Party movement in the 1920s (black cloth with gold lettering). First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.