Modern Scholarly Editions of ClassicrnWorks for Today’s ReadersrnON POWERrnTHE NATURAL HISTORY OF ITS GROWTHrnBy Elertrand de JouvenelrnForeword by D. W. BroganrnTVanslated by J. F. HuntingtonrnDocumenting tiie process by which government and controllingrnmajorities have grown increasingly powerful and tyrannical, Bertrand dernJouvenel (1903-1987) demonstrates how democracies have failed to limitrnthe powers of government. This development Jouvenel traces all the wayrnto the days of royal absolutism, which established large administrativernbureaucracies and thus laid the foundation of the omnipotent state of thernpresent era.rnOn Power is an important work by one of the great students of social andrnpolitical life and thought in our time. Of the work. Professor Angelo M.rnPetroni of the Luigi Einaudi Center for Research in Torino, Italy has said,rn””On Power is simply a book that no serious scholar of political sciencernor political philosophy can afford to ignore.rn444 + xxii pages. Foreword, translator’s index.rnHardback $25.00 0-86597-112-9rnpaperback $ 8.50 0-86597-113-7rnTHE ETHICS OF REDISTRIBUTIONrnBy Bertrand de JouvenelrnIntroduction by John GrayrnIn this concise and elegant work, first published in 1952, Bertrand dernJouvenel purposely ignores the economic evidence that redistributionalrnefforts sap incentives and are economically destructive. Rather, hernexplores commonly disregarded ehtical arguments to demonstrate thatrnredistribution is ehtically indefensible for, and practically unworkable in, arncomplex society. The introduction by John Gray, a Fellow of Jesus College,rnOxford, relates Jouvenel’s arguments to ongoing discussions about thernredistributive state, and draws out many of the points of affinity with thernworks of James Buchanan, F. A. Hayek, John Rawls, and others.rn100 + xviii pages. Foreword and preface to the first edition, introduction,rnindex.rnItairai«J ^rnlie |llllH:1WJrn’fff.., l.ftliil 4,, JirnV S. 1^ ^ g I – , ” 11 ^ :!••”•’rnHardbackrnPaperbackrn$12.00rn$ 5.00rn0-86597-084-Xrn0-86597-085-8rnCall 800-955-8335rnRax 317-579-6060rnor write:rnLiberty runcl ups^shippingonrnprepaid orders.rn8335 Allison Pointe TYatl, Suite 300, Dept. CHR7, Indianapolis, IN 46250rnExplore Liberty Fund’s catalogue on the World Wide Webrnat www.Llbertyfund.orgrnrnrn