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Political thought in perspective

William Ebenstein

Political thought in perspective

by William Ebenstein

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Ebenstein.
SeriesMcGraw-Hill series in political science
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 588p. ;
Number of Pages588
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13712834M

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This book examines the political thought of China, Greece, Israel, Rome, India, Iran, Egypt, Mesopotamia, and also early Christianity, from prehistory to c. CE. Each of these had its own priorities, based on a religious and philosophical perspective. This led to different ideas about who should govern, how to govern, and what government was for. In most cultures, sacred . Download Modern Indian Political Thought: Text and Context By Bidyut Chakrabarty, Rajendra Kumar Pandey – is an essential reading for students of social sciences seeking to unravel the formation and text of the thoughts of great Indian political thinkers. It is an unconventional articulation of the political thought in India that evolved during the nationalist struggle against .

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