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The end of history and the last man

Author: Francis Fukuyama
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1989, Francis Fukuyama began an explosive debate about the future of the world in the post-Cold War era with an article entitled "The End of History and the Last Man". This seminal book expands on his original work to address the fundamental and far-reaching themes of the new millennium. The result is nothing short of an historical and philosophical primer for the onslaught of the 21st century. 'In the mastery  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Fukuyama
ISBN: 0140134557 9780140134551
OCLC Number: 27463314
Description: xxiii, 418 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: An old question asked anew. Our pessimism ---
The weakness of strong states I ---
The weakness of strong states II, or, eating pineapples on the moon ---
The worldwide liberal revolution ---
The old age of mankind. An idea for a universal history ---
The mechanism of desire ---
No barbarians at the gates ---
Accumulation with end ---
The victory of the VCR --
In the land of education ---
The former question answered ---
No democracy with democrats ---
The struggle for recognition. In the beginning, a battle to the death for pure prestige ---
The first man ---
A vacation in Bulgaria ---
The beast with red cheeks ---
The rise and fall of Thymos ---
Lordship and bondage ---
The universal and homogeneous state ---
Leaping over Rhodes. The coldest of all cold monsters ---
The thymotic origins of work ---
Empires of resentment, empires of deference ---
The unreality of "realism" ---
The power of the powerless ---
National interests ---
Toward a Pacific union ---
The last man. In the realm of freedom ---
Men without chests ---
Free and unequal ---
Perfect rights and defective duties ---
Immense wars of the spirit.
Responsibility: Francis Fukuyama.

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Presents the debate about the future of the world in the post-Cold War era. This book expands on the author's work to address the fundamental and far-reaching themes of the new millennium.  Read more...

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