The Wilson–Johnson Correspondence
Presenting in full the correspondence between President Lyndon B Johnson and Harold Wilson over the four years between Wilson becoming Prime Minister in 1964 and LBJ leaving the White House in 1969, this volume illuminates the two leaders’ stated hopes of Anglo-American ‘close and friendly cooperation’ and how they were challenged by issues including the Vietnam War, Rhodesia, the Middle East, relations with the USSR and the Monetary crisis.
British Politics and Foreign Policy, 1744–57
The mid-18th century was a testing time for the British government, with a series of military and diplomatic failures abroad and Jacobite rebellion at home. Black charts the period’s significant political changes and their links to foreign policy developments.
Modern Theories of Politics
Based on Dr Sembou’s series of lectures for beginning students of political philosophy at the University of Oxford, 2003–4, this volume aims to introduce the main ideas and arguments and the most important writings of the major political thinkers of modernity: Hobbes, Locke, Bentham, John Stuart Mill, Rousseau, Edmund Burke, Hegel and Karl Marx.
A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women
Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind
Drawing on her belief that the arts and sciences need not be considered as separate, or gendered, award-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt investigates how such perceptions were formed. With an interdisciplinary approach, she invites readers to question the assumptions that shape our world and our responses to it.
Badiou and Politics
In this interpretation of the work of the influential French philosopher Alain Badiou, Professor Bosteels draws on all Badiou’s writings, from his student days in the 1960s to the present. The study examines his exchanges with other thinkers, including Althusser, Lacan, Deleuze and Derrida, tracks his political activity since May 1968, and argues for an understanding of his thought as a revival of dialectical materialism.