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Asian Democracy in World History (Themes in World History)

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Synopsis:

Taking a comparative approach, Alan T. Wood traces the evolution of democracy from its origins in prehistoric times and describes democratic growth in thirteen Asian countries from Japan in East Asia to Pakistan in South Asia and examines key issues such as:

* How does the democratic experience in Asia, in countries with unique and totalitarian political traditions, compare with democracies worldwide?

* Is the aspiration to freedom universal or is it a product of western ideas and institutions?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415229432
Author:
Wood, Alan T.
Publisher:
Routledge
Author:
Wood, Alan Thomas
Location:
New York
Subject:
Democracy
Subject:
World history
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Democracy
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Themes in world history
Series Volume:
1365
Publication Date:
20031231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
136

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"Synopsis" by , Taking a comparative approach, Alan T. Wood traces the evolution of democracy from its origins in prehistoric times and describes democratic growth in thirteen Asian countries from Japan in East Asia to Pakistan in South Asia and examines key issues such as:

* How does the democratic experience in Asia, in countries with unique and totalitarian political traditions, compare with democracies worldwide?

* Is the aspiration to freedom universal or is it a product of western ideas and institutions?

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