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              The Art of War / The Book of Lord Shang
                

              The Art of War / The Book of Lord Shang (Paperback)

              By Tzu, Sun; Yang, Shang; Introduction by Wilkinson, Robert; Translated by Shibing, Yuan; Duyvendak, J. J. L.

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              The two political works in this text are the product of a time of intense turmoil in Chinese history. Dating from an epoch in Chinese history known as the Period of the Warring States (4003 - 221 BC), they anticipate by nearly 2000 years Niccolo Machiavelli's treatises on the sam...e subjects.
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              ISBN 9781853267796
              Released NZ 11 Jun 1997
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              Republic
                

              Republic (Paperback, New edition)

              By Plato; Translated by Davies, John Llewelyn; Vaughan, David James; Introduction by Watt, Stephen; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              The Republic deals with almost the whole range of Plato's thought, but is particularly concerned with what makes a well-balanced society and individual. It combines argument with myth to advocate a life organized by reason rather than dominated by leisures and appetites.

              ISBN 9781853264832
              Released NZ 7 May 1996
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              Utopia
               

              Utopia (Paperback, New edition)

              By More, Thomas; Introduction by Bose, Mishtooni; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              This text presents a contribution to political thought, culminating in the description of the utopians . These figures live according to the principles of natural law, but are receptive to Christian teachings, hold all possessions in common and view gold as worthless.

              ISBN 9781853264740
              Released NZ 7 May 1996
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              Rights of Man
               

              Rights of Man (Paperback, New edition)

              By Paine, Thomas; Introduction by Matravers, Derek; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              This work is a statement of the belief in humanity's potential to change the world for the better. It argues that people are born with a set of natural rights and that any society that violates those rights is flawed and should be changed.

              ISBN 9781853264672
              Released NZ 6 May 1996
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              Democracy in America
               

              Democracy in America (Paperback, New edition)

              By Tocqueville, Alexis De; Introduction by Renshaw, Patrick; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              Tocqueville examines the structures, institution and operation of democracy, and analyzes the lessons that Europe could learn from American successes and failures. It continues to be an influential text on both sides of the Atlantic, especially in the emerging democracies of East...ern Europe.
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              ISBN 9781853264801
              Released NZ 1 May 1996
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              The Iliad and the Odyssey
               

              The Iliad and the Odyssey (Paperback)

              By Homer; Translated by Chapman, George; Introduction by Parker, Jan; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              Homer bidding farewell to his wife, Odysseus bound to the mast, Penelope at the loom, Achilles dragging Hector's body round the walls of Troy - scenes from Homer have been portrayed in every generation. Chapman's translations are argued to be two of the liveliest and readable.

              ISBN 9781840221176
              Released NZ 30 Dec 1998
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              Wealth of Nations
               

              Wealth of Nations (Paperback, UK ed.)

              By Smith, Adam; Abridged by Spencer, Mark G.; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations is the first book of modern political economy, and still provides the foundation for the study of that discipline. Along with important discussions of economics and political theory, it mixes plain common sense with large measures of history, philos...ophy, psychology and sociology.
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              ISBN 9781840226881
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2012
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              Seven Pillars of Wisdom
                

              Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Paperback, New edition)

              By Lawrence, T. E.; Introduction by Calder, Angus; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink and corpses in a Damascus hospital.

              ISBN 9781853264696
              Released NZ 7 May 1996
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              Walden & Civil Obedience
                

              Walden & Civil Obedience (Paperback)

              By Thoreau, Henry David; Edited by Griffith, Tom; Introduction and notes by Claridge, Henry

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              Walden is his autobiographical record of his life of relative isolation at Walden Pond, but it is also a work of detailed natural history and the expression of a philosophy of life by a deeply poetic sensibility. His essay, 'Civil Disobedience', has over the 150 or so years since... its publication exerted an enormous influence.
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              ISBN 9781840225976
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2016
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              The Essential Philosophical Works
               

              The Essential Philosophical Works (Paperback, UK ed.)

              By Hume, David; Introduction by Brown, Charlotte R.; Morris, William Edward; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              David Hume (1711-1776) was a Scottish philosopher, and is considered one of the important figures in the history of Western philosophy. This edition includes his famous works: A Treatise of Human Nature An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding .

              ISBN 9781840226669
              Released NZ 1 Nov 2011
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