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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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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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The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

Josiah Ober - History - 2015 - 448 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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Athenian Political Thought and the Reconstruction of American Democracy

J. Peter Euben, John R. Wallach - History - 1994 - 352 pages
What does it mean to be a citizen in a democracy? This question is addressed here by thirteen historians, classicists, and political theorists, who examine ancient Greek ...
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Demopolis: Democracy before Liberalism in Theory and Practice

Josiah Ober - History - 2017
What did democracy mean before liberalism? What are the consequences for our lives today? These questions are examined by this book.
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Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece

Kurt A. Raaflaub, Josiah Ober, Robert Wallace - History - 2007 - 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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