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Title: Ancient Greek Democracy: Readings and Sources
Author: Robinson, Eric W (ed)
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2003
Hardcover; ISBN: 9780631233930
Volumes: 1; Pages: 352
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This book invites readers to join in a fresh and extensive investigation of one of Ancient Greece's greatest inventions: democratic government.* Provides an accessible, up-to-date survey of vital issues in Greek democracy.* Covers democracy's origins, growth and essential nature.* Raises questions of continuing interest.* Combines ancient texts in translation and recent scholarly articles.* Invites the reader into a process of historical investigation.* Contains maps, a glossary and an index. ContentsPreface.Acknowledgments.Abbreviations.Map 1.Map 2.Ancient Greek Democracy: A Brief Introduction.1. Prelude To Democracy: Political Thought In Early Greek Texts:2. The Beginnings Of The Athenian Democracy: Who Freed Athens?3. Popular Politics In Fifth-Century Syracuse.4. Liberty, Equality, and The Ideals of Greek Democracy.5. Power And Rhetoric At Athens: Elite Leadership Vs. Popular Ideology.6. Limiting Democracy: The Political Exclusion of Women And Slaves.Glossary of Greek Names and Terms.Index.