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Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Jack - Goodreads

This is a period piece to be read in the context of the early 90's collapse of the USSR and and eastern bloc, title not-withstanding. The handful of sentences regarding the middle east are comical in ... Read full review

Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Anson - Goodreads

Not so great of a book. Hard to read. Took me forever to finish it. Not too insightful as many predictions remain inaccurate. Read full review

Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Derek Munyon - Goodreads

I must say, I did enjoy this book. Fukuyama does an excellent job of outlining how ancient history has played a role in modern history and really gets into why any form of government outside of ... Read full review

Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Francisco - Goodreads

Very interesting analysis of the current evolution (or apparent lack thereof) in political progress. It is important to properly comprehend Fukuyama's perception of history as event-history, and to contextualize it within the Kojevian struggle for recognition. Read full review

Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Bomo Albert-oguara - Goodreads

Francis Fukuyama makes a fetish of western democracy as the be end and end all for the progress of mankind.Liberal democracy as the apogee of political organization of society has been debunked by the ... Read full review

Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

Often misunderstood, but even read for academic purposes this book borders on the absurd. Read full review

Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Natalia - Goodreads

Of course, some of Fukyama's predictions have been disproved by recent history (it was written two decades ago!), and you could argue that he does not give enough attention to new ideologies, such as ... Read full review

Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

Actually, an excellent review of historiography with a focus on the development of a universal history of mankind marching towards liberal democracy. Read full review

Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Arun Divakar - Goodreads

When I was done with this book, all I had in my head was a faint buzzing. I took it initially to be a sign of incomprehension but later figured it out to be one of weariness. The weariness stemmed ... Read full review

Review: The End of History and the Last Man

User Review  - Steve Greenleaf - Goodreads

At the Jaipur Literature Festival, I looked forward to hearing a program on “History Strikes Back & the End of Globalism”. It was dialogue between John Ralston Saul & Hubert Vedrine (a former French ... Read full review

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