خلاصه کتاب و اطلاعات بیشتر
The book is a brief chronological account of Western political thought interspersed with some of the author's thoughts. I was disappointed at first when I realized how short this book I had bought was because I was hoping for some meaty reading, but I realized that the main purpose of this book is to direct the reader to the actual texts. Mansfield gives a short list at the end of the book of the best translations.
هاروی کلفلین منزفیلد (انگلیسی: Harvey Mansfield) (متولد ۱۹۳۲) استاد ویلیلم کنن حکومت در دانشگاه هاروارد از ۱۹۶۲ تا کنون است.