The End of History and the Last Man

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Penguin Books Limited, Jan 28, 1993 - Political Science - 448 pages
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In 1989, Francis Fukuyama began an explosive debate about the future of the world in the post-Cold War era with an article entitled ‘The End of History and the Last Man’. This seminal book expands on his original work to address the fundamental and far-reaching themes of the new millennium. The result is nothing short of an historical and philosophical primer for the onslaught of the 21st century.

‘In the mastery and scope of its case, ‘The End of History and the Last Man’ may be seen as the first book of the post-Marxist millennium – the first work fully to fathom the depth and range of the changes now sweeping through the world’ George Gilder, the Washington Post.

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Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Derek Munyon - Goodreads

I must say, I did enjoy this book. Fukuyama does an excellent job of outlining how ancient history has played a role in modern history and really gets into why any form of government outside of ... Read full review

Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Francisco - Goodreads

Very interesting analysis of the current evolution (or apparent lack thereof) in political progress. It is important to properly comprehend Fukuyama's perception of history as event-history, and to contextualize it within the Kojevian struggle for recognition. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Francis Fukuyama was born in Chicago in 1952. His work includes America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy and After the Neo Cons: Where the Right went Wrong. He now lives in Washington D.C. with his wife and children, where he also works as a part time photographer.

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