By Alan T. Wood
Taking a comparative strategy, Alan T. wooden lines the evolution of democracy from its origins in prehistoric occasions and describes democratic development in 13 Asian nations from Japan in East Asia to Pakistan in South Asia and examines key matters such as:
* How does the democratic adventure in Asia, in international locations with exact and totalitarian political traditions, examine with democracies worldwide?
* Is the aspiration to freedom common or is it a made of western rules and institutions?
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