W.M. Spellman, "A Short History of Western Political Thought"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0230545599 | PDF | 176 pages | 5 MB
This brief narrative survey of political thought over the past two millennia explores key ideas that have shaped Western political traditions. Beginning with the Ancient Greeks' classical emphasis on politics as an independent sphere of activity, the book goes on to consider the medieval and early modern Christian views of politics and its central role in providing spiritual leadership.