Containing 1700 entries, this dictionary covers every aspect of political thought, defining concepts and ideologies, surveying the arguments on issues, giving capsule histories of political institutions, and summarizing the thought of major political theorists. Among the topics it comments on are the collapse of communism, the rise of nationalism in eastern Europe, and integration in western Europe.
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ROGER SCRUTON is a writer, philosopher and public commentator. He engages in contemporary political and cultural debates from the standpoint of a conservative thinker and is well known as a powerful polemicist. He has written widely in the press on political and cultural issues. He is currently research professor for the Institute for the Psychological Sciences where he teaches philosophy at their graduate school in both Washington and Oxford. He is also a visiting professor at Princeton University teaching a course offered jointly through the politics and philosophy departments.
'It is much more than a dictionary, and is in fact more akin an encyclopaedia in terms of content...an essential reference work that should be available in all government, public and academic libraries.' Terry O'Brien, Reference Reviews
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Book Description Trans-Atlantic Pubns, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0333647866