Buy Books Online > Comparative politics > The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution
The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution: Book by Francis Fukuyama

The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution

Product Details:    Share this by email:

ISBN: 9781846682575    Publisher: Profile Books Ltd Year of publishing: 2012     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 464        
This is Francis Fukuyama's most important book since the pathbreaking "End of History". Nations are not trapped by their pasts, but events that happened hundreds or even thousands of years ago continue...Read more
This is Francis Fukuyama's most important book since the pathbreaking "End of History". Nations are not trapped by their pasts, but events that happened hundreds or even thousands of years ago continue to exert huge influence on present-day politics. If we are to understand the politics that we now take for granted, we need to understand its origins. Francis Fukuyama examines the paths that different societies have taken to reach their current forms of political order. This book starts with the very beginning of mankind and comes right up to the eve of the French and American revolutions, spanning such diverse disciplines as economics, anthropology and geography. "The Origins of Political Order" is a magisterial study on the emergence of mankind as a political animal, by one of the most eminent political thinkers writing today.
Read less
About the author: Francis Fukuyama
Francis Fukuyama is the author of The End of History, The Great Disruption [9781861972170] Our Posthuman Future [9781861974962], State Building [9781861977045]... Read more
Francis Fukuyama is the author of The End of History, The Great Disruption [9781861972170] Our Posthuman Future [9781861974962], State Building [9781861977045] and After the Neocons [9781861978783]. All have been international bestsellers, translated and published in many languages. They have also been hugely influential. Fukuyama is in constant demand around the world in the media and as a speaker. He is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford.
Read less
Review:
Fukuyama remains as prominent as ever FT Elegant, honest, persuasive ... he attacks his former academic allies and friends ... with a relentless and awesome force Glasgow Herald It should be read...Read more
Fukuyama remains as prominent as ever FT Elegant, honest, persuasive ... he attacks his former academic allies and friends ... with a relentless and awesome force Glasgow Herald It should be read by every democrat - and every dictator. -- Dominic Lawson Sunday Times Thoroughly worthwhile ... [the book] will give many thoughtful people a sensible path forward Spectator This is that rare work of history with up-to-the-minute relevance Publishers Weekly (starred review) No longer the neocon of former days, Fukuyama seems a more flexible and discerning thinker, and as always, his mastery of the literature is daunting. This exceptional book should be in every library Library Journal Sweeping, provocative big-picture study of humankind's political impulses ... Endlessly interesting - reminiscent at turns of Oswald Spengler, Stanislaw Andreski and Samuel Huntington, though less pessimistic and much better written Kirkus Reviews (starred) Societies that learn from mistakes rather than punish them have an inherent resilience...It is confirmed by this ambitious work. -- Oliver Kamm The Times
Read less

Other books by Francis Fukuyama

Recommended Books for you - See all

Price: Rs. 1284   Rs.1112
You save: Rs.172
Vendor : S.V. Enterprise., Mumbai
BUY NOW

FREE SHIPPING | Delivered in 3 working days

(Cash on delivery available)

Be assured. 7 days Return & Refund Policy.
Click here

Rs.200 OFF

on purchase of Rs.500 & above

1.Click on Add to Cart & Proceed to Checkout
2.Under payment options, choose
"Redeem Coupon Code/Gift Certificate"
3.Enter Promo Code "SHOP200"
4.Get Rs.200 off, Pay Balance Amount

Valid upto 21st July,13

Rs.200 OFF

on purchase of Rs.500 & above

Terms & Conditions