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    Democracy Ancient and Modern (Mason Welch Gross Lectureship Series) (Paperback) By (author) M.I. Finley

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    DescriptionThis elegant and provocative book is perhaps more important now than when it was first published. The three essays that comprised the first edition developed a remarkable discourse between ancient Greek and modern conceptions of democracy, in the belief that each society could help us understand the other. To the original three essays, Sir M. I. Finley has added two that clarify and elaborate the thinking of the first edition. The two new essays, "Athenian Dialogues" and "Censorship in Classical Antiquity" combine with "Leaders and Followers," "Democracy, Consensus, and the National Interest," "Socrates and After" to make this book an unusual inquiry. Few contemporary writers are able to bring to the subject the depth of learning and the persuasive power of language that Sir M. I. Finley brings.

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    Democracy Ancient and Modern
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) M.I. Finley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 204
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 621 g
    ISBN 13: 9780813511276
    ISBN 10: 0813511275

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.3
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB, JPHV
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T General Subject: 650
    BISAC V2.8: POL016000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: POL007000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 320.938/5, 320.9385
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 320.9385
    LC classification: 85002115, JC79.A8 F5 1985
    Thema V1.0: JPH
    Edition statement
    2nd edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Rutgers University Press
    Imprint name
    Rutgers University Press
    Publication date
    01 October 1985
    Publication City/Country
    New Brunswick, NJ
    Author Information
    A Master of Darwin College, Cambridge, from 1976 to 1982, M.I. Finley has since that time held the titles of Honorable Fellow at Darwin College and Honorable Doctor of Humanities and Literature at City College of New York. The essays in the first edition of this book were presented as part of the Mason Welch Gross Lectureship, established in honor of Rutgers University's President Emeritus.