ISBN 9780743284554,End Of History

End Of History






Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9780743284554

ISBN-10 0743284550


Edition 4th
Number of Pages 432 Pages
Language (English)

Politics & government

The End of History? was an essay published by Francis Fukuyama in the international affairs journal The National Interest, in the year 1989. He then worked more on it and expanded the essay in the year 1992 and published it as a book called The End of History and the Last Man. He asserts in the book that humanity's social and cultural evolution stalled with the advent of the Western idea of Liberal Democracy. He also says that there is a danger looming over humanity as we are unable to control the exponential growth of technology. Find out more intense arguments and thoughts that are timely, considering where the political world is heading towards today. About Francis Fukuyama Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama was born in Illinois, United States. He is a renowned author, political economist and political scientist. He had previously served as a Professor and the Director of the International Development programme offered at the School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. He is currently the Senior Fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at the Stanford University. Some of the books authored by Francis Fukuyama are Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity, The Great Disruption: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order, Our Post human Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution, State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century, and America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy.