The Politics Book by D K audiobook

The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

By D K
Read by David Shaw-Parker

DK 9781465402141

The Big Ideas Simply Explained Series

18.16 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780744023596

This invaluable, easy-to-understand guide to world politics and government offers an accessible introduction to more than 80 of the most important theories and big ideas of leaders and politicians throughout history. The Politics Book makes government and politics easy to understand by explaining the big ideas simply. The key events in political history are outlined from the origins of political thinking by Confucius and Aristotle to modern-day activists such as Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela. This audiobook breaks down their important concepts into bite-size chunks to make the subject accessible to students of politics and anyone with an interest in how government works. Filled with thought-provoking quotes from great political thinkers such as Nietzsche, Malcolm X, Karl Marx, and Mao Zedong, The Politics Book, narrated by David Shaw-Parker, gives context to the world of government and power. © 2013 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2019 DK Audio

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This invaluable, easy-to-understand guide to world politics and government offers an accessible introduction to more than 80 of the most important theories and big ideas of leaders and politicians throughout history.

The Politics Book makes government and politics easy to understand by explaining the big ideas simply. The key events in political history are outlined from the origins of political thinking by Confucius and Aristotle to modern-day activists such as Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela. This audiobook breaks down their important concepts into bite-size chunks to make the subject accessible to students of politics and anyone with an interest in how government works.

Filled with thought-provoking quotes from great political thinkers such as Nietzsche, Malcolm X, Karl Marx, and Mao Zedong, The Politics Book, narrated by David Shaw-Parker, gives context to the world of government and power.

© 2013 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2019 DK Audio

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

With easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and accessible text, The Politics Book is an essential reference for students and anyone wondering how politics works. Politico.com
Verdict: This book serves as a helpful introduction to the thoughts and theories that have influenced leaders and policy throughout world history. The bright, bold colors and illustrations help make the subject approachable. A good resource for middle and high school students who are interested in political science and history. Library Journal
[A]n accessible introduction to centuries of political thought. The Boston Globe "[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners.

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Author Bio: D K

Author Bio: D K

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children in more than eighty-seven countries and in sixty-two languages. DK’s aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Political Science
Runtime: 18.16
Audience: Adult
Language: English