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The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

By DK

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Learning about the vast concept of politics can be daunting, this book makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas, simply explained. It includes more than 100 ideas in the history of politics that are helpfully broken down so that abstract topics, such as theoretic... read full description below.

ISBN 9781409364450
Barcode 9781409364450
Published 27 February 2013 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
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Series Big Ideas
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ISBN-13 9781409364450
ISBN-10 1409364453
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Publication Date 27 February 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Political Science & Theory
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 241mm
Spine: 26mm
Weight 1,178g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Politics: General & Reference
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 320
Catalogue Code 310393

Description of this Book

This is an innovative and accessible guide to government, law, and power. Learning about the vast concept of politics can be daunting, but The Politics Book makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas, simply explained. Step-by-step summaries, graphics, and quotations help even the complete novice understand this fascinating subject. More than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of politics are helpfully broken down so that abstract topics, such as theoretical foundations and practical applications become real. Topics span from ancient political thought and medieval politics all the way to world war and modern politics. It features a handy reference section complete with a glossary of political terms and a directory of political thinkers, such as Plato, John Locke, and Karl Marx. The Politics Book is the essential reference for students of politics and anyone with an interest in how government works.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Fascinating material, well presented -- Jon Sutton The Psychologist (Review of The Psychology Book)
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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