The Center for the Study of Monarchy, Traditional Governance, and Sovereignty at The International Strategic Studies Association (ISSA) in the Washington, DC, area, is building its archive of hard-copy and electronic records in its area of interest, and is also building an archive of external reference documents. It is developing its own special studies on its area of interest, which are available through the Center as they are produced, and is building a network of specialists to conduct research, conferences, and advisory tasks.
Reference books, studies, and articles published on National monarchies, sub-national monarchies, traditional governance, and sovereignty in the past two decades. Click here to see the current list.
List of current sovereign monarchical states. Click here to see the current list.
List of current sub-national monarchies and traditional leaders. Click here to see current list.
List of Theocratic States and Monarchies. Click here to see the current list.
The Websites of Royal Houses. Click here to see the current list.
The Websites of Monarchist and Royalist Organizations. Click here to see the current list.
Reference Websites of Royal and Noble Families. Click here to see the current list.
Full Text Studies on This Site:
Please also refer to our News section for reports, which are regularly updated.
Descendant of the Sage in China: Is the rôle of the Sacrificial Official to Confucius a potential future factor in greater China identity issues? By Quinn Marschik, Research Associate, The Zahedi Center. Complete text of the February 8, 2017, report, click here.
Sovereignty Versus Globalism: Ramifications of the Trump Election Victory in the US. Complete text of the November 14, 2016 study. Full text click here.
The Defense & Foreign Affairs (ISSA) article, by Gregory R. Copley: “Monarchy’s New Rôle”, published May-June 1990. Full text click here.
Study by Quinn A. Marschik, Research Associate at The Center: The Head of State Effect: Discovering the Role of the Head of State in Cabinet Longevity. 2015. Click here to see full text.
Study by Quinn A. Marschik, Research Associate at the Center: East Asian Monarchy: Why did the Chinese monarchy, which lasted more than 4,000 years, become a republic? Analyzing the survival of monarchy through the Chinese and Japanese cases. Click here to see full text.
NEW: de Lespinasse, Paul Fredrick: The Monarchical Institution in Constitutional Democracy. PhD Thesis, 1966, The Johns Hopkins University. 305pp. Click here to see full text.
NEW: Wayne, Leslie: “What’s the Cure for Ailing Nations? More Kings and Queens, Monarchists Say”, in The New York Times, January 6, 2018. Click here for full text.
NEW: Mukherji, Joydeep: “Are Monarchies More Creditworthy Than Other Types of Sovereigns?”, Standard & Poors RatingsDirect study, August 5, 2015. Click here to see full text.
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