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A history of Western political thought

Author: John S McClelland
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
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An energetic, engaged and lucid account of the most important political thinkers and enduring themes of the last two and a half millennia. McClelland presents original and controversial views of both  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John S McClelland
ISBN: 0415119618 9780415119610
OCLC Number: 468591597
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: IX-810 p. : couv. ill. en coul. ; 26 cm
Contents: List of Biographies. Foreword. Part I: The Greeks Part II: Romans and Roman Catholics: From Polis to Cosmopolis Part III: Romans and Humanists: the Reinvention of Sovereignty Part IV: The Theory of the Social Contract Part V: Enlightenment and the Development of the Modern State Part VI: The Rise of Liberalism Part VII: Reactions to Liberalism 2 Part VIII: Reactions to Liberalism 3 Notes. Index.
Responsibility: J.S. McClelland.
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