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Modern Political Thought

A Reader

Edited by John Gingell, Adrian Little, Christopher Winch

Routledge – 1999 – 304 pages

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Description

Modern Political Thought: A Reader is an excellent introduction to the key works of the major political thinkers from the English Civil War to the end of the 19th Century. It draws together the most important parts of seminal works of political thought such as Hobbes' Leviathan, Locke's Treatises, Rousseau's The Social Contract, Mill's On Liberty, together with substantial extracts from Machiavelli's The Prince and Marx's Capital. Accessible introductions are provided for each thinker, explaining their lives and works, and placing them in the historical context in which they worked and wrote.

Author Bio

John Gingell and Christopher Winch are lecturers at Nene College of Higher Education, Northampton. Adrian Little is lecturer at Goldsmith's College, University of London.

Name: Modern Political Thought: A Reader (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by John Gingell, Adrian Little, Christopher Winch. Modern Political Thought: A Reader is an excellent introduction to the key works of the major political thinkers from the English Civil War to the end of the 19th Century. It draws together the most important parts of seminal works of political thought...
Categories: Politics & International Relations, Political Theory