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What's wrong with democracy? : from Athenian practice to American worship

Author: Loren J Samons
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An assessment of classical Athenian democracy and its significance for the US. It offers discussion of topics such as dangers of popular vote, Athens' acquisitive foreign policy, the tendency of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loren J Samons
ISBN: 9780520251687 0520251687 0520236602 9780520236608
OCLC Number: 81453060
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Athenian society and government --
Democracy and demagogues --
Public finance --
Foreign policy I : democracy imperial --
Foreign policy II : the Peloponnesian War --
National defense : democracy defeated --
Democracy and religion.
Responsibility: Loren J. Samons II.

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