What's Wrong with Democracy? From Athenian Practice to American Worship

by Loren J. Samons II

Hardcover, 2004

Genres

Publication

University of California Press (2004), Edition: First Edition (1st printing), 327 pages

Description

In this daring reassessment of classical Athenian democracy & its significance for the United States today, Samons firstly shows why the Athenian model was distrusted by America's founding father, before considering how the concept of democracy has now become an object of popular veneration.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

327 p.; 9.22 inches

ISBN

0520236602 / 9780520236608
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