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The origins of political order. 1, From prehuman times to the French Revolution

Francis Fukuyama (author)

The origins of political order. 1, From prehuman times to the French Revolution

Title
The origins of political order. 1, From prehuman times to the French Revolution
Author
Francis Fukuyama
Language
English
Publisher
London: Profile, 2012
XVI, 585 p. : ill.
ISBN
9781846682575 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
331.12 (SISO) Politiek ; Politiek (ZIZO)

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About Francis Fukuyama

Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama (, Japanese: [ɸɯ̥kɯꜜjama]; born October 27, 1952) is an American political scientist, political economist, and writer of Japanese descent.

Fukuyama is known for his book The End of History and the Last Man (1992), which argues that the worldwide spread of liberal democracies and free-market capitalism of the West and its lifestyle may signal the end point of humanity's sociocultural evolution and become the final form of human government. However, his subsequent book Trust: Social Virtues and Creation of Prosperity (1995) modified his earlier position to acknowledge that culture cannot be cleanly separated from economics. Fukuyama is also associated with the rise of the neoconservative movement, from which he has since distanced himself.

Fukuyama has been a senior fellow at the Freeman…Read more on Wikipedia