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The First Great Political Realist: Kautilya and His Arthashastra

Roger Boesche

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ISBN 10: 0739106074 / ISBN 13: 9780739106075
Editorial: Lexington Books
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Paperback. 142 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.8in. x 0.4in.The First Great Political Realist is a succinct and penetrating analysis of one of the ancient worlds foremost political realists, Kautilya. Kautilyas treatise Arthashastra stands as one of the great political books of the ancient world, its ideas on the science of politics strikingly similar to those of Thucydides, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Clausewitz, and even Sun Tsu. Roger Boesches excellent commentary on Kautilyas voluminous text draws out the essential realist arguments for modern political analysis and demonstrates the continued relevance of Kautilyas work to modern Indian strategic thinking and our understanding of the relationship between politics and economics. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. N° de ref. de la librería 9780739106075

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Título: The First Great Political Realist: Kautilya ...

Editorial: Lexington Books

Encuadernación: Paperback

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The First Great Political Realist is a succinct and penetrating analysis of one of the ancient world's foremost political realists, Kautilya. Kautilya's treatise Arthashastra stands as one of the great political books of the ancient world, its ideas on the science of politics strikingly similar to those of Thucydides, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Clausewitz, and even Sun Tsu. Roger Boesche's excellent commentary on Kautilya's voluminous text draws out the essential realist arguments for modern political analysis and demonstrates the continued relevance of Kautilya's work to modern Indian strategic thinking and our understanding of the relationship between politics and economics.

About the Author:

Roger Boesche is the Arthur G. Coons Professor of the History of Ideas at Occidental College. He is the author of Theories of Tyranny: Plato to Arendt (1996), The Strange Liberalism of Alexis de Tocqueville (1987), and Alexis de Tocqueville: Selected Letters on Politics and Society (1985).

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