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The origins of political order : from prehuman times to the French Revolution

Author: Francis Fukuyama
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The author examines the paths that different societies have taken to reach their current forms of political order.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Fukuyama, Francis.
Origins of political order.
(DLC) 2010038534
(OCoLC)801437021
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Fukuyama
ISBN: 9781429958936 1429958936
OCLC Number: 863496778
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 585 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: pt. 1. Before the state. The necessity of politics --
The state of nature --
The tyranny of cousins --
Tribal societies : property, justice, war --
The coming of the leviathan. pt. 2. State building. Chinese tribalism --
War and the rise of the Chinese state --
The great Han system --
Political decay and the return of patrimonial government --
The Indian detour --
Varnas and jatis --
Weaknesses of Indian politics --
Slavery and the Muslim exit from tribalism --
The Mamluks save Islam --
The functioning and decline of the Ottoman state --
Christianity undermines the family. pt. 3. The rule of law. The origins of the rule of law --
The church becomes a state --
The state becomes a church --
Oriental despotism --
Stationary bandits. pt. 4. Accountable government. The rise of political accountability --
Rente seekers --
Patrimonialism crosses the Atlantic --
East of the Elbe --
Toward a more perfect absolutism --
Taxation and representation --
Why accountability? Why absolutism? pt. 5. Toward a theory of political development. Political development and political decay --
Political development, then and now.
Responsibility: Francis Fukuyama.

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The author examines the paths that different societies have taken to reach their current forms of political order.

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