Journals Higher Education

£20.00

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Published: 24 March 2016

416 Pages | 20 black and white halftones

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780199697670


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Democracy

A Life

Paul Cartledge

  • The long story of democracy, from ancient Greece to the twenty-first century, including:
  • How democracy was born and developed in the ancient world - and the many different forms that it took
  • The long centuries of democratic eclipse - from Byzantium to the Renaissance
  • The arguments against democracy over the centuries
  • The re-birth of democracy in seventeenth century England, revolutionary France, and the United States
  • How democracy has been constantly reconstituted and reinvented ever since
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