Politics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) (Paperback)

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Politics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) (Paperback)

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In A Very Short Introduction to Politics, Kenneth Minogue begins with a discussion of issues arising from a historical account of politics, and goes on to offer chapters dealing with the Ancient Greeks and the idea of citizenship; Roman law; medieval Christianity and individualism; freedom since Machiavelli and Hobbes; the challenge of ideologies; democracy, oligarchy, and bureaucracy; power and order in modern society; and politics in the West.

About the Series: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics. Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam
Kenneth Minogue is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the London School of Economics.
Product Details ISBN: 9780192853882
ISBN-10: 0192853880
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: June 15th, 2000
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Very Short Introductions