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Ball, Terence

Works: 64 works in 460 publications in 5 languages and 17,616 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Fiction  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Redactor
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Most widely held works by Terence Ball
Thomas Jefferson, political writings by Thomas Jefferson( )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 2,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) is among the most important and controversial of American political thinkers; his influence (libertarian, democratic, participatory, and agrarian-republican) is still felt today. A prolific writer, Jefferson left 18,000 letters, Notes on the State of Virginia, an Autobiography, and numerous other papers. Joyce Appleby and Terence Ball have selected the most important of these for presentation in the Cambridge Texts series: Jefferson's views on topics such as revolution, self-government, the role of women, and African-Americans and Native Americans emerge to give a fascinating insight into a man who owned slaves, yet advocated the abolition of slavery. The texts are supported by a concise introduction, suggestions for further reading and short biographies of key figures, all providing invaluable assistance to the student encountering the breadth and richness of Jefferson's thought for the first time."--Jacket
The Federalist by Alexander Hamilton( )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 2,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Federalist represents one side of one of the most momentous political debates ever conducted: whether to ratify, or to reject, the newly-drafted American constitution. To understand the debate properly requires attention to opposing Antifederalist arguments against the Constitution, and this new and authoritative student-friendly edition presents in full all eighty-five Federalist papers written by the pseudonymous 'Publius' (Hamilton, Madison, and Jay), along with the sixteen letters of 'Brutus', the prominent but still unknown New York Antifederalist who was Publius's most formidable foe. Each is systematically cross-referenced to the other, and both to the appended Articles of Confederation and US Constitution, making the reader acutely aware of the cut-and-thrust of debate in progress. The distinguished political theorist Terence Ball provides all of the standard series editorial features, including brief biographies and notes for further reading, making this the most accessible rendition ever of a classic of political thought in action
Reappraising political theory : revisionist studies in the history of political thought by Terence Ball( )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tour de force, always entertaining and eclectic, focuses on the core problems surrounding many of the major thinkers. Was Machiavelli really amoral? Why did language matter so much to Hobbes - and why should it matter to us? Are the roots of the totalitarian state to be found in Rousseau? Were the utilitarians sexist in their view of the franchise? Written in a lively and accessible style, the book will provoke debate among students and scholars alike. Throughout, Terence Ball shows just how exciting and important political theory can be
Rousseau's ghost : a novel by Terence Ball( )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an American professor in Paris is killed by a boobytrapped computer, lawyer Jack Davis learns the victim discovered missing work by the philosopher, Rousseau. Davis suspects a dispute over intellectual property
Idioms of inquiry : critique and renewal in political science by Terence Ball( )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political theory and praxis : new perspectives by Terence Ball( Book )

15 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part I: Origins. On the History of "Theory" and "Praxis" by Nicholas Lobkowicz. Creatures of a Day: Thought and Action in Thucydides by J. Peter Euben. Plato and Aristotle: The Unity Versus the Autonomy of Theory and Practice by Terence Ball. Part II: Dev
Political ideologies and the democratic ideal by Terence Ball( Book )

80 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text surveys the major ideologies which have shaped the political landscape, covering traditional ideologies including liberalism, conservatism and socialism, and newly emerging ideologies, like environmentalism
Cambridge history of twentieth-century political thought by Terence Ball( Book )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This major work of academic reference provides a comprehensive overview of the development of political thought from the late nineteenth to the end of the twentieth century. Written by a distinguished team of international contributors, this Cambridge History covers the rise of the welfare state and subsequent reactions to it, the fascist and communist critiques of and attempted alternatives to liberal democracy, the novel forms of political organisation occasioned by the rise of a mass electorate and new social movements, the various intellectual traditions from positivism to post-modernism that have shaped the study of politics, the interaction between western and non-western traditions of political thought, and the challenge posed to the state by globalisation. Every major theme in twentieth-century political thought is covered in a series of chapters at once scholarly and accessible, of interest and relevance to students and scholars of politics at all levels from beginning undergraduate upwards
Ideals and ideologies : a reader by Terence Ball( Book )

62 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ideals and Ideologies: A Reader is a comprehensive compilation of classic and original readings representing all of the major 'isms'. It offers students a generous sampling of key thinkers in different ideological traditions and places them in their historical and political contexts."
Conceptual change and the Constitution by Terrance Ball( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Marx( Book )

13 editions published in 1984 in English and German and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political innovation and conceptual change by Terence Ball( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Italian and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book defends the claim that politics is a linguistically constituted activity and shows that the concepts which inform political beliefs and behaviour undergo changes related to real political events. Having set out and discussed this theme, the editors and contributors go on to analyse the evolution of thirteen particular concepts, all central to political discourse in the western world. They include revolution, rights, democracy, property, corruption, public interest, public opinion, and ideology. The volume will be illuminating to political theorists, intellectual historians, and philosophers
War and border crossings : ethics when cultures clash by Peter A French( )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Political writings by James Mill( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transforming political discourse : political theory and critical conceptual history by Terence Ball( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln : political writings and speeches by Abraham Lincoln( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln occupies a unique place in the American pantheon. Symbol, sage, myth and martyr, he is an American icon - Honest Abe and The Great Emancipator, a Janus-faced demigod sculpted in marble. But this is the post-assassination Lincoln. During his lifetime Lincoln elicited very different reactions. The writings and speeches presented in this scholarly edition illuminate Lincoln as a political thinker in the context of his own time and political situation. Opening with a concise yet rich introduction, the texts that follow are complete and carefully edited, with extensive annotation and footnotes to provide a clearer insight into Lincoln the man, the politician and political thinker. His views on race and slavery, on secession and civil war and on the contradiction (as his saw it) between the Declaration of Independence ('all men are created equal') and the original Constitution (which condones slavery) are laid out in Lincoln's own well-crafted words
Civil disobedience and civil deviance by Terence Ball( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Madison by Terence Ball( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Madison (1751-1836) - 'the Father of the American Constitution' - was a legal and political thinker of great originality and range. This volume includes essays that explore various facets and aspects of Madison's legal, constitutional and political thought
Democracy, state, and justice : critical perspectives and new interpretations( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia del pensamiento político del siglo XX( )

3 editions published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Thomas Jefferson, political writings
The FederalistReappraising political theory : revisionist studies in the history of political thoughtRousseau's ghost : a novelPolitical ideologies and the democratic idealCambridge history of twentieth-century political thoughtIdeals and ideologies : a readerConceptual change and the ConstitutionAfter Marx
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