From Popular Sovereignty to the Sovereignty of Law: Law, Society, and Politics in Fifth-Century Athens

From Popular Sovereignty to the Sovereignty of Law: Law, Society, and Politics in Fifth-Century Athens

by Martin Ostwald
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520054261

ISBN-13: 9780520054264

Pub. Date: 06/05/1987

Publisher: University of California Press


Analyzing the "democratic" features and institutions of the Athenian democracy in the fifth century B.C., Martin Ostwald traces their development from Solon's judicial reforms to the flowering of popular sovereignty, when the people assumed the right both to enact all legislation and to hold magistrates accountable for implementing what had been enacted.

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Analyzing the "democratic" features and institutions of the Athenian democracy in the fifth century B.C., Martin Ostwald traces their development from Solon's judicial reforms to the flowering of popular sovereignty, when the people assumed the right both to enact all legislation and to hold magistrates accountable for implementing what had been enacted.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520054264
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
06/05/1987
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 10.83(h) x (d)

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