Politics: A Very Short Introduction: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback | February 24, 2000

byKenneth Minogue

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In this provocative but balanced essay, Kenneth Minogue discusses the development of politics from the ancient world to the twentieth century. He prompts us to consider why political systems evolve, how politics offers both power and order in our society, whether democracy is always a goodthing, and what future politics may have in the twenty-first century.

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In this provocative but balanced essay, Kenneth Minogue discusses the development of politics from the ancient world to the twentieth century. He prompts us to consider why political systems evolve, how politics offers both power and order in our society, whether democracy is always a goodthing, and what future politics may have in the...

Kenneth Minogue is Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics, and author of a number of books, including he Liberal Mind (1961), Nationalsim (1967), and Alien Powers: The Pure Theory of Idealogy (1985), as well as academic essays on a great range of problems in political theory.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 6.85 × 4.37 × 0.39 inPublished:February 24, 2000

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ISBN - 10:0192853880

ISBN - 13:9780192853882

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`Minogue is an admirable choice for showing us the nuts and bolts of the subject.'Nicholas Lezard, Guardian