Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 February 2018

368 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198809975

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Anticorruption in History

From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Edited by Ronald Kroeze, Andre Vitoria, and Guy Geltner

  • Offers the first long-term historical overview of corruption and anticorruption in Europe
  • Discusses corruption and anti-corruption in wide-ranging historical contexts: Ancient Greece and Rome, Medieval Eurasia, Italy, France, Great Britain and Portugal as well as studies on anticorruption in the Early Modern and Modern era in Romania, the Ottoman Empire, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and the former German Democratic Republic.
  • Provides a critical assessment of dominant narratives about corruption in different scholarly disciplines, as well as those voiced in popular media or by politicians
  • Tests and discusses effective approaches to the study of corruption and anticorruption in different historical and geographical contexts

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