The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution (Paperback)Francis Fukuyama (author)
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Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 608
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 36 mm
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 *
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