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Richmond, VA: John Knox Press, 1972. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 20 cm. 160 pages. Illustrations (editorial cartoons). Front DJ flap price clipped. Dr. Alley was the organizer of the Richmond Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. In 1968 he directed the Eugene McCarthy campaign in Richmond and served as Virginia State Treasurer for McCarthy. Dr. Alley was an Associate Professor of Religion at the University of Richmond.
New York: The Economist Newspaper Limited. 2019. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. 76 pages, including covers. Illustrations (some in color). The Economist is an English-language weekly magazine-format newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited at offices in London. Continuous publication began under its founder James Wilson in September 1843. In 2015, its average weekly circulation was a little over 1.5 million, about half of which were sold in the United States. For the year to March 2016, the Economist Group declared operating profit of £61m. The Economist takes an editorial stance of classical and economic liberalism that supports free trade, globalization, free immigration and cultural liberalism. The publication has described itself as "a product of the Caledonian liberalism of Adam Smith and David Hume". It claims an audience containing many influential executives and policy-makers. The publication's CEO described this recent global change, which was first noticed in the 1990s and accelerated in the beginning of the 21st century as a "new age of Mass Intelligence"
New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 24 cm. xiv, , 298,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Inscribed by the author on half-title page. Allida Black is Research Professor of History and International Affairs at The George Washington University and Project Director and Editor of The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, which is designed to preserve, teach and apply Eleanor Roosevelt’s writings and discussions of human rights and democratic politics. She has received the JNG Finley Postdoctoral Fellowship at George Mason University, as well as fellowships from the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, the Gerald R. Ford Foundation, and the Harry Truman Foundation. She received her Ph.D. from the George Washington University in 1993. Her publications include four books -- Casting Her Own Shadow: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Shaping of Postwar Liberalism, "What I Want to Leave Behind:" Democracy and the Selected Articles of Eleanor Roosevelt; Courage In A Dangerous World: The Political Writings of Eleanor Roosevelt, and with Jewel Fenzi, Democratic Women: An Oral History of the Women’s National Democratic Club.
New Rochelle: Arlington, House, 1970. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. , 306,  pages. Pencil erasure residue on fep. DJ has some wear, soiling, tears, and chips. Some edge soiling. William Frank Buckley Jr. (born William Francis Buckley; November 24, 1925 – February 27, 2008) was an American conservative author and commentator. He founded National Review magazine in 1955, which had a major impact in stimulating the conservative movement; hosted 1,429 episodes of the television show Firing Line (1966–1999), where he became known for his transatlantic accent and wide vocabulary; and wrote a nationally syndicated newspaper column along with numerous spy novels. George H. Nash, a historian of the modern American conservative movement, said Buckley was "arguably the most important public intellectual in the United States in the past half century… For an entire generation, he was the preeminent voice of American conservatism and its first great ecumenical figure." Buckley's primary contribution to politics was a fusion of traditional American political conservatism with laissez-faire economic theory and anti-communism, laying groundwork for the new American conservatism of presidential candidate Barry Goldwater and President Ronald Reagan, both Republicans. Former Senate Republican leader Bob Dole said "Buckley lighted the fire". Buckley wrote God and Man at Yale (1951) and more than fifty other books on writing, speaking, history, politics, and sailing, including a series of novels featuring CIA agent Blackford Oakes. Buckley referred to himself as either a libertarian or conservative.