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Bluffer's Guide to The Classics

Bluffer's Guide to The Classics

by Ross Leckie
     
 

Most people believe that it is to the Classical world that we owe Democracy and her handmaidens, Peace, Brotherhood, the Common Agricultural Policy and the IMF. Bluffers know better. Neither the Greeks nor the Romans knew anything about Democracy at all. The only occasion on which anything like it occurred in the Classical world was for 20-30 years in Athens and,

Overview

Most people believe that it is to the Classical world that we owe Democracy and her handmaidens, Peace, Brotherhood, the Common Agricultural Policy and the IMF. Bluffers know better. Neither the Greeks nor the Romans knew anything about Democracy at all. The only occasion on which anything like it occurred in the Classical world was for 20-30 years in Athens and, apart from producing the Parthenon, that was a disaster.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903096390
Publisher:
Oval Books
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Series:
Bluffer's Guides
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
92
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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Be an instant expert in opera and bluff your way with all aficianados. No heroics required, just a sense of humor. From 'Demi-Gods' to 'Democracy', and 'Oracles' to 'Oratory' the Bluffer's Guide to the Classics offers all you need to know to achieve the Olympian heights.

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