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The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution - Community Reviews back

by Francis Fukuyama
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Jocelyn (The Reading World)
Jocelyn (The Reading World) rated it 4 years ago
This is my first foray into political science, which maybe explains why I took so long to read it. Occasionally, I got lost in Fukuyama's analysis until his thesis reasserted itself. In retrospect, it's an impeccably organized book, comparing the history of political development in four broad geogra...
Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it 5 years ago
The author does a definitive survey of political development through out the world while avoiding the ODTAA ("one dang thing after another") trap survey books of this kind can often fall into. This kind of information often pops up in many of the books I read, but is never covered as a primary topic...
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