Politics & Current Affairs

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The Confessions

Jean Jacques Rousseau

The Confessions was two distinct works, each part consisting of six books. Books I to VI were written between 1765 and 1767 and published in 1782, while books VII to XII were written in 1769–1770 and published in 1789. Rousseau alludes to a pla...

The Social Contract & Discourses

Jean Jacques Rousseau

The epigraph of the work is "foederis aequalis / Dicamus leges" (Virgil, Aeneid XI.321–22). The stated aim of The Social Contract is to determine whether there can be a legitimate political authority since people's interactions he saw at his ti...

Magna Carta, and Other Addresses

William D. Guthrie

American institutions student must appear regular impressive and instruct and Constitutional members New York state meet paused here Work to celebrate the seven hundredth anniversary of the grown-ups English Lbertes Charter and looking back with resp...

American Problems

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt's expositions on what he accepted were six of the most problems confronting America within the early 20th century.

The Psychology of Revolution

Gustave Le Bon

Le Bon looks at the brain research of insurgencies in common, both devout and political, as well as the mental and enthusiastic qualities of the movements' pioneers. Most of his cases are drawn from French history, with a specific accentuation on the...

Anarchism and Other Writings

Emma Goldman

The essays outline Goldman's anarchist views on a number of subjects, most notably the oppression of women and perceived shortcomings of first wave feminism, but also prisons, political violence, sexuality, religion, nationalism and art theory. Hippo...

The Condition of the Working Class in England

Friedrich Engels

The Condition of the Working Class in England is an 1845 book by the German philosopher Friedrich Engels, a study of the industrial working class in Victorian England. Engels' first book, it was originally written in German as Die Lage der arbeitende...

The Federalist Papers

Alexander Hamilton

The Federalist Papers is a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay under the collective pseudonym "Publius" to promote the ratification of the United States Constitution. The collection was comm...

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a six-volume work by the English historian Edward Gibbon. It traces Western civilization from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium. Volume I was published in 1776 and went...

The Idiot

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Returning from a sanitarium held in Switzerland, Prince Myshkin finds himself in an interesting love triangle. There are two women in the story, Nastasya and Aglaia. Nastasya is infamous, Aglaia is hungry for money. In this interesting spiral of love...