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The Encyclopedia of Political Thought

The Encyclopedia of Political Thought

Michael T. Gibbons (Editor-in-Chief), Diana Coole (Associate Editor), Elisabeth Ellis (Associate Editor), Kennan Ferguson (Associate Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-19129-6

Oct 2014, Wiley-Blackwell

4360 pages

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The Encyclopedia of Political Thought is the most comprehensive and rigorous treatment of significant political thinkers, political theories, concepts, ideas, and schools of thought.

  • Comprises over 900 A-Z entries, including brief definitions, biographies, and major topics, written by a team of 700 contributors from around the world
  • Explores key theories and theorists, including non-western perspectives, in tracing the evolution of political thought from antiquity to the present day
  • Published in association with The Foundations of Political Theory, an organized section of the American Political Science Association

 8 Volumes

“If you have it, well worth spending the money.”  (Reference Reviews, 1 September 2015)

“Highly recommended. Undergraduate students through researchers/faculty; general readers.”  (Choice, 1 July 2015)