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  1. A Century of Horrors

    A Century of Horrors

    Written by Alain Besançon, translated by Ralph C. Hancock

    Regular Price: $18.00

    Special Price $9.00

    “A little book of great wisdom.” —First Things

    A wise and elegant meditation on the horror and destruction caused by the terrible ideologies of the twentieth century, communism and Nazism. 

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  2. A Consumer's Guide to the Apocalypse

    A Consumer's Guide to the Apocalypse

    By Eduardo Velásquez

    Regular Price: $22.00

    Special Price $11.00

    In A Consumer’s Guide to the Apocalypse, Eduardo Velásquez argues that when we peer into contemporary artists’ creative depiction of our sensibilities we discover that the antagonisms that fuel the current cultural wars stem from a willful commitment to the basic tenets of the Enlightenment.

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  3. A Humane Economy

    A Humane Economy

    Written by Wilhelm Röpke, with a new Introduction by Samuel Gregg

    Regular Price: $18.00

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    “Of uncommon brilliance.” —Wall Street Journal

    “If any person in our contemporary world is entitled to a hearing, it is Wilhelm Röpke.” —New York Times

    Here is one of the most accessible and compelling introductions to economics ever written—the masterwork of the great economist Wilhelm Röpke. Featuring an excellent new introduction by Samuel Gregg of the Acton Institute.

    A Humane Economy challenges not only the direction of much post-1945 economic science but also those who question the market economy’s moral and economic benefits.” —Samuel Gregg, from the new introduction

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  4. A Path of Our Own

    A Path of Our Own

    By Adam K. Webb

    Regular Price: $28.00

    Special Price $14.00

    Much more than the story of one Andean village, A Path of Our Own shows how traditional communities all over the world have been ill served by the dominant ideologies of the twentieth century. Adan Webb maps out an economy of values that at last could bring a just and decent prosperity.

    “At once fresh, practical, and idealistic, A Path of Our Own should fundamentally alter future debates over economic change in the less developed nations.” —Allan C. Carlson

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  5. A Pope and a President

    A Pope and a President

    By Paul Kengor

    Regular Price: $19.95

    Special Price $9.98

    “Book of the Year” finalist, World magazine

    From bestselling Reagan biographer and Cold War historian Paul Kengor comes the extraordinary untold story of how a singular bond between Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan drove them to confront the great evil of the twentieth century: Soviet communism.

    “This book superbly captures and perfectly portrays the profound depth of the bond between John Paul II and Ronald Reagan. This is key. You cannot understand why Soviet communism collapsed unless you have a good grasp of just how extraordinarily deep was the bond that existed between those two great leaders of the 20th century.” —The Washington Times

    “Excellent . . . A historical tome that is not only detailed, informative, and educational, but also inspiring and encouraging.” —The Imaginative Conservative

    “Reads like a Russian novel with an intriguing series of themes woven into a grand narrative.” —The Huffington Post

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  6. A Student's Guide to American Political Thought

    A Student's Guide to American Political Thought

    By George W. Carey

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    Carey’s primer instructs students on the fundamental matters of American political theory while telling them where to turn to obtain a better grasp on the ideas that have shaped the American political heritage.

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  7. A Student's Guide to Classics

    A Student's Guide to Classics

    By Bruce S. Thornton

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    Bruce Thornton's crisp and informative Student's Guide to Classics provides readers with an overview of each of the major poets, dramatists, philosophers, and historians of ancient Greece and Rome.

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  8. A Student's Guide to Economics

    A Student's Guide to Economics

    By Paul Heyne

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    What is economics? And what can you expect to learn from studying it?

    Find in this invaluable guide. In just 60 pages, you’ll get an education in one sitting.

    “These slim volumes come close to constituting mini–great books in themselves.” —Wall Street Journal

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  9. A Student's Guide to International Relations

    A Student's Guide to International Relations

    Written by Angelo Codevilla

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    A Student’s Guide to International Relations provides a vital introduction to the geography, culture, and politics that make up the global environment.

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  10. A Student's Guide to Liberal Learning

    A Student's Guide to Liberal Learning

    By James V. Schall, S.J.

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    The one book you need as you head back to school

    What is an authentic liberal arts education? And how can you get one? Legendary Georgetown professor James V. Schall answers these questions in this quick, entertaining, and remarkably insightful guide.

    “These slim volumes come close to constituting mini–great books in themselves.” —Wall Street Journal

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  11. A Student's Guide to Literature

    A Student's Guide to Literature

    By R. V. Young

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    Learn how great fiction and poetry are integral to a liberal education, and visit the classic works of literature again—or for the first time.

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  12. A Student's Guide to Music History

    A Student's Guide to Music History

    R.J. Stove

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    R. J. Stove’s A Student’s Guide to Music History is a concise account, written for the intelligent lay reader, of classical music’s development from the early Middle Ages onwards.

    “A short, lively, opinionated book that is a miracle of compression.” Libretto

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  13. A Student's Guide to Natural Science

    A Student's Guide to Natural Science

    By Stephen M. Barr

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    Physicist Stephen M. Barr's lucid Student's Guide to Natural Science aims to give students an understanding, in broad outline, of the nature, history, and great ideas of natural science from ancient times to the present, with a primary focus on physics.

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  14. A Student's Guide to Philosophy

    A Student's Guide to Philosophy

    By Ralph M. McInerny

    Regular Price: $8.00

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    A Student's Guide to Philosophy examines these questions: Who is a philosopher? Can philosophical thought be avoided? What have philosophers written over the ages? And why should we care? In this critical essay, these and other questions are posed and answered by one of America's leading philosophers, Ralph McInerny of the University of Notre Dame.

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  15. A Student's Guide to Political Philosophy

    A Student's Guide to Political Philosophy

    By Harvey C. Mansfield

    Regular Price: $8.00

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    A little book packed with wisdom desperately needed in this confused and contentious political climate

    Harvard’s Harvey C. Mansfield, one of America’s leading political theorists, directs our gaze past scandals and attack ads and polls to the great thinkers and classic books that should shape our understanding of the proper ends of politics. An education in one sitting.

    “These slim volumes come close to constituting mini–great books in themselves.” —Wall Street Journal

    “Pocket mentors.” —Chronicle of Higher Education 

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  16. A Student's Guide to Psychology

    A Student's Guide to Psychology

    By Daniel N. Robinson

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    Psychology is frequently the most popular major on campus, but it can also be the most treacherous. In this guide, Daniel N. Robinson surveys the philosophical and historical roots of modern psychology and sketches the major schools and thinkers of the discipline.

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  17. A Student's Guide to Religious Studies

    A Student's Guide to Religious Studies

    ISI Books

    Regular Price: $8.00

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    D. G. Hart explores the conundrums of the ambiguous position of religious studies in the academy and offers advice about the best way to approach and benefit from the teaching and study of religion in contexts often hostile to faith.

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  18. A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum

    A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum

    By Mark C. Henrie

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    In a series of penetrating essays, A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum explains the value of a traditional core of studies in Western civilization and then surveys eight courses available in most American universities which may be taken as electives to acquire such an education. This guide puts "the best" within reach of every student.

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  19. A Student's Guide to the Study of History

    A Student's Guide to the Study of History

    By John Lukacs

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    John Lukacs, one of today's most widely published historians, explains what the study of history entails, how it has been approached over the centuries, and why it should be undertaken by today's students. This guide is an invitation to become a master of the historian's craft.

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  20. A Student's Guide to the Study of Law

    A Student's Guide to the Study of Law

    By Gerard V. Bradley

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    In A Student’s Guide to the Study of Law, Gerard V. Bradley, professor of law at the University of Notre Dame Law School and an expert in the areas of constitutional law and law and religion, introduces readers to the major concepts, cases, and thinkers that have shaped American legal scholarship and history.

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  21. A Student's Guide to U.S. History

    A Student's Guide to U.S. History

    By Wilfred M. McClay

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $4.00

    In this introduction to the study of American history, Wilfred M. McClay invites us to experience the perennial freshness and vitality of this great subject as he explores some of the enduring commitments and persistent tensions that have made America what it is.

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  22. A Time For Action

    A Time For Action

    By William E. Simon

    Regular Price: $6.25

    Special Price $3.00

    The perfect companion former treasury secretary William Simon’s landmark book A Time for Truth. Here Simon offers straightforward, nonpartisan, commonsense solutions to America’s problems. Learn More
  23. A Time For Truth

    A Time For Truth

    By William E. Simon
    Preface by Milton Friedman
    Foreword by F.A. Hayek

    Regular Price: $6.25

    Special Price $3.00

    A brilliant and passionate book, A Time for Truth is the landmark bestseller by former treasury secretary William Simon. Learn More
  24. A Time to Speak

    A Time to Speak

    Robert H. Bork

    Regular Price: $30.00

    Special Price $15.00

    "A Time to Speak is essential reading for anyone intersted in the full range of Bork's thought." —Claremont Review of Books

    "A Time to Speak reminds us, yet again, that Robert Bork has been this nation's most eloquent and compelling Cassandra.” —The New Criterion

     

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  25. After Tocqueville

    After Tocqueville

    By Chilton Williamson Jr.

    Regular Price: $27.95

    Special Price $13.98

    With this book, Chilton Williamson advances to the top rank of American political and social thinkers.”
    John Lukacs, author of Five Days in London and Democracy and Populism

    Chilton Williamson has written the best book on democracy in the past hundred years.”
    John Willson, professor emeritus of history, Hillsdale College

    The fall of communism sparked the popular notion that the spread of democracy was inevitable. After Tocqueville challenges this sunny notion.

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  26. Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, and the Schism in the American Soul

    Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, and the Schism in the American Soul

    Edited by Patrick A. Swan, with an Introduction by Wilfred M. McClay

    Regular Price: $16.95

    Special Price $8.00

    In Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, and the Schism in the American Soul, editor Patrick Swan marks the fiftieth anniversary of Witness's publication by anthologizing 23 of the best essays ever written on Chambers, Hiss, or both. Learn More
  27. All-American Colleges

    All-American Colleges

    Editor in Chief: John Zmirak

    Regular Price: $22.00

    Special Price $11.00

    Top Schools for Conservatives, Old-Fashioned Liberals, and People of Faith Learn More
  28. America's 30 Years War

    America's 30 Years War

    by Balint Vazsonyi

    Regular Price: $6.25

    Special Price $3.00

    America on a slow-motion trip toward socialism. Learn More
  29. America's Forgotten Founders, second edition

    America's Forgotten Founders, second edition

    Edited by Gary L. Gregg II, Mark David Hall

    Regular Price: $18.00

    Special Price $9.00

    The latest entry in ISI Books’ Lives of the Founders series, America’s Forgotten Founders will completely reshape your understanding of America’s founding generation.

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  30. America's Way Back

    America's Way Back

    By Donald J. Devine

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price $14.98

    “The solution for the modern GOP . . . Intellectual ammunition for the modern conservative movement.” —SENATOR RAND PAUL

    How can America recover from economic stagnation, moral exhaustion, and looming bankruptcy? Longtime Reagan adviser Donald J. Devine shows the way.

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