Gale Encyclopedia of World History: Governments provides a broad overview of national governments throughout history, explaining their structures and histories, key players and events, and how governments effect---and are affected by---social change.
In two volumes, the set is organized chronologically, by era, into chapters. Chapters include:
Early Societies through Classical Civilizations
Expanding Cultural Exchange
Rise of the Colonial Empires
Revolutions and the Emergence of Nation-States
World Wars and the Rise of Modern Autocracies
End of Colonialism
Each chapter includes an introductory essay on the types of governments emerging at that time followed by government entries grouped under consistent subheads:
Type of Government
Political Parties and Factions
Aftermath OR 21st Century
Gale Encyclopedia of World History: Governments consists of approximately 400 entries, including subject entries and biographies that average about 1,000 words; 350 images, including maps; a chronology; a glossary; sources for further study; and a general index.
"the work is extremely informative and brings new perspectives with an unusual array of categories and rubrics." --ARBA, March 2009
Pricing for eBooks depends upon your account type and population served. Accurate pricing information will only be displayed once you are a registered user. Please Register Now. You will receive an e-mail when your registration has been processed. Once you are registered, you will be able to select eBook titles; place them in your shopping cart; and receive accurate pricing information. If you do not wish to register, please call your Sales Representative at 1-800-877-4253 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org