This vintage book is Woodrow Wilson's 1918 treatise, "The State". Including a wealth of historical information on the governance of many different countries, this fascinating text will appeal to those with an interest in global history and politics, and would make for a fantastic addition to any collection. Contents include: "Earliest forms of Government", "The Nature and Forms of Government", "The Functions of Government", "The Objects of Government", "Law-Its Nature and Development", "Policy and Governments During the Middle Ages", "The Government of France", "The Government of Great Britain", etc. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) was the twenty-eighth President of the United States. We are republishing this classic volume in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.