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The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

Josiah Ober - History - 2015 - 464 pages
Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical ...
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Mass and Elite in Democratic Athens: Rhetoric, Ideology, and the Power of ...

Josiah Ober - History - 2009 - 408 pages
This book asks an important question often ignored by ancient historians and political scientists alike: Why did Athenian democracy work as well and for as long as it did ...
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Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece

Kurt A. Raaflaub, Josiah Ober, Robert Wallace - History - 2006 - 253 pages
This book presents a state-of-the-art debate about the origins of Athenian democracy by five eminent scholars. The result is a stimulating, critical exploration and ...
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Political Dissent in Democratic Athens: Intellectual Critics of Popular Rule

Josiah Ober - History - 2001 - 417 pages
How and why did the Western tradition of political theorizing arise in Athens during the late fifth and fourth centuries B.C.? By interweaving intellectual history with ...
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The Athenian Revolution: Essays on Ancient Greek Democracy and Political Theory

Josiah Ober - History - 1996 - 212 pages
Eleven essays on Athenian democracy written and published between 1983 and 1993. They examine a variety of different themes including the development of an ideology of ...
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D_mokratia: A Conversation on Democracies, Ancient and Modern

Josiah Ober, Charles W. Hedrick - History - 1996 - 466 pages
This book is the result of a long and fruitful conversation among practitioners of two very different fields: ancient history and political theory. The topic of the ...
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Athenian Legacies: Essays on the Politics of Going on Together

Josiah Ober - History - 2005 - 273 pages
How do communities survive catastrophe? Using classical Athens as its case study, this book argues that if a democratic community is to survive over time, its people must ...
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Athenian Political Thought and the Reconstruction of American Democracy

J. Peter Euben, John R. Wallach - History - 1994 - 352 pages
In the contemporary United States the image and experience of Athenian democracy has been appropriated to justify a profoundly conservative political and educational agenda ...
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