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:
Each chapter includes an introductory essay on the types of governments emerging at that time followed by government entries grouped under consistent subheads:
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
Price: US $279.00