The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes: Structure, Principles, and Ideology :: Mogens Herman Hansen soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Bristol: Bristol Classical Press, 1998, Paperback.
Includes: Maps; List of abbreviations; Glossary; Plans;
From the cover: The system of government in classical Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries BC has provided the most famous and perhaps most perfect example of direct democracy. By the time democratic rule was ended by the conquering Macedonians in 322, the Athenians had evolved principles of government remarkably close to the liberal ideals cherished by the Western world in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Mogens Hansens history of Athenian democracy covers the period 403-322 BC, and focuses in particular on the crucial last thirty years which coincided with the political c…
In the Bristol Classical Paperbacks series.
(xvi) 447 pages. Index. Bibliography. C Format (8½” x 5½”).
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