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The Art Of War

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician, and it was believed to have been compiled during the late Spring and Autumn period or early Warring States period. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare. It is commonly known to be the definitive work on military strategy and tactics of its time. It has been the most famous and influential of China's Seven Military Classics, and for the last two thousand years it remained the most important military treatise in Asia, where even the common people knew it by name. It has had an influence on Eastern and Western military thinking, business tactics, legal strategy and beyond.

The Wealth of Nations

Hayek's The Road to Serfdom: A Brief Introduction (Chicago Shorts)

The Road to Serfdom, F. A. Hayek's 1944 warning against the dangers of government control, continues to influence politics more than seventy years after it was turned down by three American publishers and finally published by the University of Chicago Press. A classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, the definitive edition of The Road to Serfdom included this essay as its Introduction. Here, acclaimed Hayek biographer and general editor of the Collected Works of F. A. Hayek series, Bruce Caldwell explains how Hayek came to write and publish the book, assesses misunderstandings of Hayek's thought, and suggests how Hayek's fears of Socialism lead him to abandon the larger scholarly project he had planned in 1940 to focus instead on a briefer, more popular and political tract--one that has influenced political and economic discourse ever since.

Hayek, Mill and the Liberal Tradition (Open Access) (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics)

This book considers the relationship between Hayek and Mill, taking issues with Hayek's criticism of Mill and providing a broader perspective of the liberal tradition. Featuring contributions from the likes of Ross Emmett, Leon Montes and Robert Garnett, these chapters ask whether Hayek had an accurate reading of the ideas of Mill and Smith, as well as considering themes such as sympathy and analytical egalitarianism that play a large part in the liberal tradition, but less in work of Hayek. These chapters argue that addition of these key ideas to the Hayekian corpus leads to a far broader understanding of the liberal tradition than that provided by Hayek.

The Essence of Mill's Economics: Principles of Political Economy, Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy, Socialism & The Slave Power

This edition brings to you four outstanding works of John Stuart Mill, books which represent his economic philosophy in the best manner. In his work readers can observe his transformation from the supporter of free market to his acceptance of interventions in the economy, if there were sufficient utilitarian grounds. Alongside his economic philosophy Mill also discussed normative issues such as ideal systems of political economy, critiquing proposed systems such as communism and socialism.

Contents:

Principles of Political Economy

A Sketch Of The History Of Political Economy

Production

Distribution

Exchange

Influence Of The Progress Of Society On Production And Distribution

On The Influence Of Government

Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy

Of the Laws of Interchange Between Nations; and the Distribution of the Gains of Commerce Among the Countries of the Commercial World

Of the Influence of Consumption on Production

On the Words Productive and Unproductive

On Profits, and Interest

On the Definition of Political Economy; and on the Method of Investigation Proper to It

Socialism

Socialist Objections to the Present Order of Society

The Socialist Objections to the Present Order of Society Examined

The Difficulties of Socialism

The Idea of Private Property Not Fixed but Variable

The Slave Power

Public Debt, Inequality, and Power

The Art of War: The Ancient Classic

Title: Art of War Binding: Hardcover Author: Tom Butler-Bowdon Publisher: CAPSTONE

The Essential Hayek

Dot Smith's Jams & Chutneys

Dot Smith, Grande Dame of Riverstone, shares some of her jam and chutney recipesDot Smith describes herself as 'a woman's dream and a man's nightmare!' The exuberant 60-something, with bright pink flourishes in her hair, is the Grande Dame of the Riverstone complex, situated just north of Oamaru. It includes the award-winning restaurant, Riverstone Kitchen, Dot's giftware shops, oceans of organic vegetable and flower gardens and much more. Dot and her husband Neil moved to Riverstone over 30 years ago, when it was still 'a gravel pit'. Now, after years of hard yakka, they own six dairy farms running over 4000 cows. And green-fingered, clever and eccentric Dot is soon to become the queen of her own castle, a magnificent building project, set on an island at Riverstone and complete with dungeon, drawbridge and towers.Not only that but she also makes all Riverstone's delicious jams and chutneys, thousands of jars at a time! In this handy wee free sampler Dot shares some of her favourite jam and chutney recipes.