Democracy in Classical Athens

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Bristol Classical Press, 2000 - History - 112 pages
Athenian democracy continues to capture the modern imagination. This book offers an account of the evolution and operation of the Athenian political system. It assesses the main sources for the history of Athenian democracy, examines the criticism of the model, ancient and modern, and provides a virtual tour of the political cityscape of ancient Athens, describing the main political sites and structures, including the theatre.

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From Aristocracy to Democracy
12
The ideology of democracy
30
Organs of control
43
Copyright

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Christopher Carey is Professor of Classics, Royal Holloway, University of London

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