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By John Thorley

The 5th century BC witnessed not just the emergence of 1 of the 1st democracies, but in addition the Persian and the Peloponnesian Wars. John Thorley presents a concise research of the improvement and operation of Athenian democracy in contrast backdrop. considering either fundamental resource fabric and the paintings of recent historians, Athenian Democracy examines:
* the prelude to democracy
* how the democractic process emerged
* how the program labored in practice
* the potency of the program of government
* the good fortune of Athenian democracy.

Including an invaluable chronology and blibliography, this moment variation has been up to date take into consideration contemporary research.

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