Democracy : a life / Paul Cartledge.Call number: JC75.D36 C38 2018 Material type: TextCopyright date: ©2016Publisher: Oxford, OX : Oxford University Press, 2018Edition: First published in paperback 2018.Description: xxvi, 387 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780198815136 (pbk.) ; 9780199697670 (hbk.)Subject(s): Democracy -- Greece -- History -- To 1500 | Democracy -- History | Greece -- Politics and government -- To 146 B.C
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-365) and index.
Machine generated contents note: -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Illustrations -- Timeline -- Prologue Introduction: Lost in Translation? Modern and Contemporary Appropriations of Democracy I -- ACT I -- Chapter 1: Sources, Ancient and Modern -- Chapter 2: The Emergence of the Polis/Politics/the Political: Modern and Contemporary Appropriations of Democracy II -- ACT II -- Chapter 3: The Emergence of Greek Democracy I: Archaic Greece -- Chapter 4: The Emergence of Greek Democracy II: Athens 508/7 -- Chapter 5: The Emergence of Greek Democracy III: Athens 508/7-451/0 -- Chapter 6: Greek Democratic Theory -- Chapter 7; Athenian Democracy in Practice c. 450-335 -- Chapter 8: Athenian Democracy as a Culture c. 450-335 -- Chapter 9: Greek Democracy in Credit and Crisis I: Fifth Century -- Chapter 10: Athenian Democracy in Court: the Trials of Demos and Socrates -- ACT III -- Chapter 11: Greek Democracy in Credit and Crisis II: The Golden Age of Greek Democracy (c.375-50) and its Critics -- Chapter 12: Athenian Democracy at Work in the 'Age of Lycurgus'? -- Chapter 13: Classical Greek Democracy: a Retrospect -- ACT IV -- Chapter 14: Hellenistic 'Democracy'? Democracy in Deficit c. 323-86 BCE -- Chapter 15: Roman Republic: a sort of Democracy? [I: Polybius's Roman Constitution -- II: the 'Millar Thesis' ] -- Chapter 16: Democracy Denied: the Roman and Early Byzantine Empire -- Chapter 17: Democracy Eclipsed: Late Antiquity, European Middle Ages & the Renaissance -- ACT V -- Chapter 18: Democracy Revived I: England in the 17th Century -- Chapter 19: Democracy Revived II: France in the late 18th and early 19th Centuries -- Chapter 20: Democracy Revived III: the United States in the late 18th and early 19th Centuries -- Chapter 21: Democracy Reinvented II: Tocqueville's America -- Chapter 22: Democracy Reinvented II: 19th-century Britain -- Epilogue Democracy Now: Retrospect & Prospects -- Notes -- References and Further Reading -- Index.