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Title The Greek polis and the invention of democracy [electronic resource] : a politico-cultural transformation and its interpretations / edited by Johann P. Arnason, Kurt A. Raaflaub, and Peter Wagner.

Imprint Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 400 p.
Series Ancient world : comparative histories
Ancient world--comparative histories.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Johann P. Arnason, Kurt A. Raaflaub, and Peter Wagner -- Part I. The Greek Experience in Long-term Perspective -- Exploring the Greek Needle's Eye : Civilizational and Political Transformations / Johann P. Arnason -- Transformations of Democracy : Towards a History of Political Thought and Practice in Long-term Perspective / Peter Wagner -- Part II. Ways of Polis-making : Grasping the Novelty of the Political -- To Act with Good Advice : Greek Tragedy and the Democratic Political Sphere / Egon Flaig -- Democracy and Dissent : The Case of Comedy / Lucio Bertelli -- Democracy, Oratory, and the Rise of Historiography in Fifth-century Greece / Jonas Grethlein -- Political Uses of Rhetoric in Democratic Athens / Harvey Yunis -- Law and Democracy in Classical Athens / Adriaan Lanni -- Democracy and Political Philosophy : Influences, Tensions, Rapprochement / Ryan Balot -- Inscriptions and the City in Democratic Athens / Elizabeth Meyer -- Part III. Changing a Way of Life : Democracy's Impact on polis-Society -- The Impact of Democracy on Communal Life / Sara Forsdyke -- The Participation of the demos in Decision-Making : Principles and Reality / Claude Mossé -- Democracy and Religion in Classical Greece / Robin Osborne -- Democracy and War / Lawrence A. Tritle -- Part IV. Political Concepts and Commitments -- Perfecting the Political Creature (z?ion politikon) : Equality and "the Political" in the Evolution of Greek Democracy / Kurt A. Raaflaub -- Tyranny and Tragedy in Nietzsche's Understanding of the Greek polis / Tracy Strong -- The Liberty of the Moderns Compared to the Liberty of the Ancients / Nathalie Karagiannis and Peter Wagner.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subject Democracy -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
City-states -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Social change -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Citizenship -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Politics and culture -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Arts -- Political aspects -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Civilization -- Greek influences.
Greece -- Politics and government -- To 146 B.C.
Greece -- Social conditions -- To 146 B.C.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Árnason, Jóhann Páll, 1940-
Raaflaub, Kurt A.
Wagner, Peter, 1956-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781444351064 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9781118561607 (e-book)

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