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The idea of world government : from ancient times to the twenty-first century

Author: James A Yunker
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon [England] ; New York : Routledge, ©2011.
Series: Global institutions series, 52.
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The notion of a single political organization encompassing the whole of humanity--a world state--has intrigued mankind since earliest recorded history. This book provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of the history of world government, and questions whether political globalization, in the form of a federal world government, could and should complement the ongoing processes of economic and cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Yunker
ISBN: 9780415781626 0415781620 9780415781633 0415781639 9780203826478 0203826477
OCLC Number: 666573617
Description: xvi, 128 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1 Historical antecedents; 2 From Perpetual Peace to the Great War; 3 From the Treaty of Versailles to the nuclear age; 4 The postwar world government boom; 5 The post-Cold War era; 6 Is there a future for world government?
Series Title: Global institutions series, 52.
Responsibility: James A. Yunker.
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