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One of the best books I have read. Plausible comparisons, common sense deductions and a clear, readable style.Published 13 days ago by sobriquet
This is a must to understand modern states; Dr. Fukuyama does an outstanding job walking the reader through the ages and through state formation. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dr. Boris P. Abad
History books tend of necessity to focus on a time period or a particular event or historical process. Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. Vallely
It is amazing how reading about the past can change your view of the current world.
Fukuyama lays out in great detail how the seeds of political order in... Read more
Excellent book. It's scope is breath taking. Fukuyama reduces the history of civilization to power states, rule of law and democratic accountability.Published 2 months ago by Matt baker
This is one of those "theory of everything" books worth examining. Fukuyama's work is two volumes and he urges the reader see the first and second as one work. Read morePublished 2 months ago by JustinHoca
I enjoyed this book, the first of a two volume set, but I will concede it will not be to everyone's taste. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brian Lewis
The title is no accident, I'm sure.
In the early 19th century naturalists developped the classification of living things to such an extent that their work is one of the... Read more