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The Resource Democracy's beginning : the Athenian story, Thomas N. Mitchell

Democracy's beginning : the Athenian story, Thomas N. Mitchell

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Democracy's beginning : the Athenian story
Title
Democracy's beginning
Title remainder
the Athenian story
Statement of responsibility
Thomas N. Mitchell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The first democracy, established in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years ago, has served as the foundation for every democratic system of government instituted down the centuries. In this lively history, author Thomas N. Mitchell tells the full and remarkable story of how a radical new political order was born out of the revolutionary movements that swept through the Greek world in the seventh and sixth centuries B.C., how it took firm hold and evolved over the next two hundred years, and how it was eventually undone by the invading Macedonian conquerors, a superior military power. Mitchell's superb history addresses the most crucial issues surrounding this first paradigm of democratic governance, including what initially inspired the political beliefs underpinning it, the ways the system succeeded and failed, how it enabled both an empire and a cultural revolution that transformed the world of arts and philosophy, and the nature of the Achilles heel that hastened the demise of Athenian democracy"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitchell, Thomas N.
Dewey number
320.938
Index
index present
LC call number
JC75.D36
LC item number
M58 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democracy
  • Greece
  • Athens (Greece)
  • Atene
  • HISTORY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Democracy
  • Politics and government
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Demokratie
  • Athen
  • Demokrati
  • Statsvetenskap
  • Politisk filosofi
  • Grekland
Label
Democracy's beginning : the Athenian story, Thomas N. Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Greek Polis: cradle of democracy -- The rise of democracy -- The democracy's drive for power, glory and gain -- An age of enlightenment -- The democracy falters -- Reconciliation and reform -- Athenian democracy in its fullest form -- Achievements and shortcomings
Control code
ocn910504334
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 350 pages
Isbn
9780300215038
Lccn
2015023656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780300215038
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780300215038
  • (OCoLC)910504334
Label
Democracy's beginning : the Athenian story, Thomas N. Mitchell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Greek Polis: cradle of democracy -- The rise of democracy -- The democracy's drive for power, glory and gain -- An age of enlightenment -- The democracy falters -- Reconciliation and reform -- Athenian democracy in its fullest form -- Achievements and shortcomings
Control code
ocn910504334
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 350 pages
Isbn
9780300215038
Lccn
2015023656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780300215038
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780300215038
  • (OCoLC)910504334

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