Politics

Politics - A Very Short Introduction

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Publisher's Synopsis

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 good thing, and what future politics may have in the twenty-first century. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Book information

ISBN: 9780192853882
Publisher: OUP OXFORD
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 320
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 115
Weight: 122g
Height: 173mm
Width: 111mm
Spine width: 8mm