From ancient and medieval philosophers such as Confucius and Thomas Aquinas, to revolutionary thought leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and Leon Trotsky, to the voices who have shaped modern politics today — Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Che Guevara, and more — The Politics Book clearly and simply explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of political thought.
With easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and accessible text, The Politics Book is an essential reference for students and anyone wondering how politics works.
Table of Contents
Part 1. Ancient Political Thought 800 BCE–30 CE
Part 2. Medieval Politics 30 CE–1515 CE
Part 3. Rationality And Enlightenment 1515–1770
Part 4. Revolutionary Thoughts 1770–1848
Part 5. The Rise Of The Masses 1848–1910
Part 6. The Clash Of Ideologies 1910–1945
Part 7. Postwar Politics 1945–Present