Seymour Martin Lipset

Seymour Martin Lipset is the Hazel Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University and a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Books by Seymour Martin Lipset

  1. Book CoverAmerican Exceptionalism: A Double-Edged Sword


    Is America unique? One of our major political analysts explores the deeply held but often inarticulated beliefs that shape the American creed.More

  2. Book CoverThe First New Nation: The United States in Historical and Comparative Perspective


    “One of the few most important books by an American sociologist to appear in a long time. . . .An impressive and very challenging book.” —Talcott Parsons, Journal of SociologyMore

  3. Book CoverIt Didn't Happen Here: Why Socialism Failed in the United States


    "[T]his impressive work...offers paths toward new and rich understandings of American history."—The New York Times Book ReviewMore