A Short History of Western Political Thought

A Short History of Western Political Thought

by W. M. Spellman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230545588
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 07/15/2011
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

W. M. SPELLMAN Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Asheville, USA.He is the author ofA Concise History of the World since 1945; European Political Thought, 1600-1700 and John Locke, allpublished byPalgrave Macmillan. He also co-authored The West: A Narrative History (Prentice-Hall, USA).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Civil Society and Human Flourishing.- City States and Republics, c.400 BCE-400.- Heavenly Mandates, 400-1500.- The Emergence of the Sovereign State, 1500-1700.- From Subject to Citizen, 1700-1815.- Ideology and Equality, 1815-1914.- Breakdown and Uncertainty, 1914-2010.- Conclusion.- Endnotes.- Index.

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