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The Resource The end of history and the last man, Francis Fukuyama ; [with a new afterword]

The end of history and the last man, Francis Fukuyama ; [with a new afterword]

Label
The end of history and the last man
Title
The end of history and the last man
Statement of responsibility
Francis Fukuyama ; [with a new afterword]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Debates whether or not history has an end, defines two forces of human nature that continue to drive civilizations toward democracy, and tries to predict whether or not humankind will want to sustain democracy in the future
Tone
Writing style
Award
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 1992.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154383
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fukuyama, Francis
Dewey number
901
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History
  • World politics
  • History
  • World politics
  • Liberalisme
  • Natuurwetenschappen
  • Democratie
  • Ontwikkeling (proces)
  • História (teoria)
  • Política
  • Economia política
Target audience
adult
Label
The end of history and the last man, Francis Fukuyama ; [with a new afterword]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1992
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART I: AN OLD QUESTION ASKED ANEW. Our Pessimism -- The Weakness of Strong States I -- The Weakness of Strong States II, or, Eating Pineapples on the Moon -- The Worldwide Liberal Revolution. PART II: THE OLD AGE OF MANKIND. An Idea for a Universal History -- The Mechanism of Desire -- No Barbarians at the Gates -- Accumulation without end -- The Victory of the VCR -- In the Land of Education -- The Former Question Answered -- No Democracy without Democrats -- PART III: THE STRUGGLE FOR RECOGNITION. In the Beginning, a Battle to the Death for Pure Prestige -- The First Man -- A Vacation in Bulgaria -- The Beast with Red Cheeks -- The Rise and Fall of Thymos -- Lordship and Bondage -- The Universal and Homogeneous State -- PART IV: LEAPING OVER RHODES. The Coldest of All Cold Monsters -- The Thymotic Origins of Work -- Empires of Resentment, Empires of Deference -- The Unreality of Realism -- The Power of the Powerless -- National Interests -- Toward a Pacific Union -- PART V: THE LAST MAN. In the Realm of Freedom -- Men without Chests -- Free and Unequal -- Perfect Rights and Defective Duties -- Immense Wars of the Spirit
Control code
ocm67405735
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxiii, 432 pages
Isbn
9780743284554
Lccn
2006274504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)67405735
Label
The end of history and the last man, Francis Fukuyama ; [with a new afterword]
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1992
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART I: AN OLD QUESTION ASKED ANEW. Our Pessimism -- The Weakness of Strong States I -- The Weakness of Strong States II, or, Eating Pineapples on the Moon -- The Worldwide Liberal Revolution. PART II: THE OLD AGE OF MANKIND. An Idea for a Universal History -- The Mechanism of Desire -- No Barbarians at the Gates -- Accumulation without end -- The Victory of the VCR -- In the Land of Education -- The Former Question Answered -- No Democracy without Democrats -- PART III: THE STRUGGLE FOR RECOGNITION. In the Beginning, a Battle to the Death for Pure Prestige -- The First Man -- A Vacation in Bulgaria -- The Beast with Red Cheeks -- The Rise and Fall of Thymos -- Lordship and Bondage -- The Universal and Homogeneous State -- PART IV: LEAPING OVER RHODES. The Coldest of All Cold Monsters -- The Thymotic Origins of Work -- Empires of Resentment, Empires of Deference -- The Unreality of Realism -- The Power of the Powerless -- National Interests -- Toward a Pacific Union -- PART V: THE LAST MAN. In the Realm of Freedom -- Men without Chests -- Free and Unequal -- Perfect Rights and Defective Duties -- Immense Wars of the Spirit
Control code
ocm67405735
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxiii, 432 pages
Isbn
9780743284554
Lccn
2006274504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)67405735

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