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Democracy Around the World - Ancient Origins and Contemporary Practices -

Authors Francois de Soete / Katsunosuke Namita
Genres Four Skills / Essay /
Format B5 / 96P
Price 1,900yen(2,090yen including tax)
ISBN 9784791950843
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Audio Language Amer E
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An integrated skills textbook that provides a clear outline of the history of democracy and contemporary politics, with a wide range of practice activities.

Written specially for Japanese students by an expert in political science, this book takes a look at democracy around the world from its beginnings in ancient Greece to the modern world. Written in clear, easy-to-understand English, the chapters require no previous knowledge, and will give students a clear understanding of law and politics. A wide variety of comprehension exercises provide practice in basic skills. Students of politics, law and economics will doubtless find this a very useful text for English study, but it will also have wide appeal for non-specialist students of English.

Contents

Ancient Athens / Ancient Rome / The Middle Ages in Europe / The Magna Carta / The American Constitution / The French Revolution / Democracy Today / The Benefits of Democracy / Elections / Type of Government / The United Kingdom / Canada / Japan/ The United States / France (15 chapters)