Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Political Science Books Offered for Donation

Dr. Julie Reiss is seeking to donate the collection of her late father to a college or university library in the New York area. The titles are listed below. The collection need not stay together; books can be donated individually. Dr. Reiss notes that all the books are in excellent condition.

Contact Information
11 West 42nd Street, 8th floor
New York, NY 10036
Tel: 212 355 1501 ext. 307
Fax: 212 355 7370


The following is a list of books that we are offering for donation. All books are hardcover unless otherwise indicated.

Introduction to Contemporary Civilization in the West; A Sourcebook vols I and II
Prepared by the Contemporary Civilization Staff of Columbia College, Coulmbia Univ Press 1946.

Bradley, David. No Place to Hide. Little, Brown & Co., 1948.

Bryce, James. The American Commonwealth, volumes I and II. New York: MacMillan, 1913.

Cecil, David. Melbourne. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1954.

Cousins, Norman. Ed. “In God We Trust”: The Religious Beliefs and Ideas of the American Founding Fathers. New York: Harper & Bros., 1958.

Devoto, Bernard. The Year of Decision: 1846.Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1943.

Fauvet, Jacques. La France Déchiré. Librairie Atheme Fayard, 1957. **paperback.

Gabriel, Ralph Henry. The Course of American Democratic Thought; An Intellectual History Since 1815. New York: Ronald Press Co., 1940.

Goguel, Francois. France Under the 4th Republic. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1952

Herbert, A.P. Independent Member. New York: Doubleday, 1951.

Huddleston, Sisley. France: The Tragic Years, 1939-1947. An Eyewitness Account of War, Occupation and Liberation. Devon-Adair, 1955.

Hyneman, Charles S. Bureaucracy in a Democracy. New York: Harper & Bros., 1950.

Josephson, Matthew. Sydney Hillman; Statesman of American Labor. New York: Doubleday, 1952.

Kraus, Michael. The Atlantic Civilization: 18th Century Origins. Published for the American Historical Assn. by Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, 1949.

Laski, Harold J. The American Democracy: A commentary and an Interpretation. New York: Viking Press, 1948.

Madison, Charles A. Critics and Crusaders. New York: Henry Holt & Co, 1947-1948.

McKay, Donald C. The United States and France. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1951.

Mills, C. Wright. The New Men of Power: America’s Labor Leaders. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1948.

Nevins, Allan. The Gateway to History. Boston: D.C. Heath & Co., 1938.

Padover, Saul K. French Institutions: Values and Politics. Stanford Univ. Press, 1954

Rauch, Basil. The History of the New Deal, 1933-1938. New York: Creative Age Press, Inc., 1944.

Schlesinger, Arthur M. jr. The Age of Jackson. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1946.

Smyth, Henry DeWolf. Atomic Energy for Military Purposes: The Official Report on the Development of the Atomic Bomb Under the Auspices of the United States Government, 1940-1945. Princeton: Princeton Univ. press, 1948.

The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States. From the original text by Alexander Hamilton John Jay, James Madison. New York: Random House, Modern Library Edition, n.d.

Truman, David B. The Governmental Process: Political Interests and Public Opinion. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951.

Williams, Philip. Politics in Post-War France: Parties and the Constitution in the Fourth Republic. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1955.

Weiss, Paul. Man’s Freedom. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1950.

West, Rebecca. The Meaning of Treason. New York: Viking Press, 1948.

**The following books are quite old and would benefit from a new binding. They are otherwise in good shape.

Political Textbook for 1860: Comprising a View of Presidential Nominations and Elections including All the National Platforms Ever Yet Adopted: Also, A History of the Struggle respecting Slavery in the Territories….
New York: The Tribune Assn., 1860.

Croly, Reverend George, LLD. The Personal History of his Late Majesty George the Fourth: With anecdotes of Distinguished Persons of the last Fifty Years, Volumes I and II (complete)
2nd ed. London: Henry Colburn, 1841.

Michelet, J. Histoire de la Revolution Francaise, Tome I et II Paris: F. Rouff, ed. (don’t see the copyright but they’re very old).