A History of Political Thought: From Antiquity to the Present

A History of Political Thought: From Antiquity to the Present

By: Bruce Haddock (author)Paperback

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This book is a comprehensive introduction to the history of political thought, tracing the development of arguments and controversies from ancient Greece, through different forms of community, state and empire, to today's global concerns. The emphasis throughout is on political thinking as a response to hard choices.

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Bruce Haddock is Professor of Modern European Social and Political Thought at the School of European Studies, Cardiff University.


Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. 2. Nature and Convention. 3. Law. 4. The Earthly City. 5. The State. 6. Rights. 7. Enlightenment. 8. Revolution. 9. The Age of Ideologies. (i) Liberalism. (ii) Conservatism. (iii) Nationalism. (iv) Socialism. (v) Communism. (vi) Fascism. 10. Liberal Democracy. 11. Global Politics. Suggestions for Further Reading.

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  • publication date: 15/08/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780745640853
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 346
  • ID: 9780745640853
  • weight: 464
  • ISBN10: 0745640850

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