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About the Author
Paul Cartledge is A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture Emeritus at the University of Cambridge. He is an honorary citizen of modern Sparta and holds the Gold Cross of the Order of Honor awarded by the President of Greece. His previous books include The Cambridge Illustrated History of Ancient Greece (Cambridge, 1997, 2002), The Spartans (Random House, 2004), Alexander the Great (Random House, 2005), Thermopylae (Random House, 2007), Ancient Greece (OUP, 2009), and After Thermopylae: The Oath of Plataea and the End of the Graeco-Persian Wars (OUP, 2013).
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
List of Maps
Prologue Introduction: Lost in Translation? Modern and Contemporary Appropriations of Democracy I
Chapter 1 Sources, Ancient and Modern
Chapter 2 The Emergence of the Polis/Politics/the Political: Modern and Contemporary Appropriations of Democracy II
Chapter 3 The Emergence of Greek Democracy I: Archaic Greece
Chapter 4 The Emergence of Greek Democracy II: Athens 508/7
Chapter 5 The Emergence of Greek Democracy III: Athens 508/7-451/0
Chapter 6 Greek Democratic Theory?
Chapter 7 Athenian Democracy in Practice c. 450-335
Chapter 8 Athenian Democracy: Culture and Society c. 450-335
Chapter 9 Greek Democracy in Credit and Crisis I: Fifth Century
Chapter 10 Athenian Democracy in Court: the Trials of Demos, Socrates and Ctesiphon
Chapter 11 Greek Democracy in Credit and Crisis II: The Golden Age of Greek Democracy (c.375-50) and its Critics
Chapter 12 Athenian Democracy at Work in the 'Age of Lycurgus'?
Chapter 13 The Strange Death of Classical Greek Democracy: a Retrospect
Chapter 14 Hellenistic 'Democracy'? Democracy in Deficit c. 323-86 BCE
Chapter 15 Roman Republic: a sort of Democracy? I: Polybius's Roman Constitution
II: the 'Millar Thesis'
Chapter 16 Democracy Denied: the Roman and Early Byzantine Empire
Chapter 17 Democracy Eclipsed: Late Antiquity, European Middle Ages & the Renaissance
Chapter 18 Democracy Revived I: England in the 17th Century II: France in the late 18th and early 19th Centuries
Chapter 19 Democracy Reinvented I: the United States in the late 18th and early 19th Centuries II: Tocqueville's America
Chapter 20 Democracy Tamed: 19th-century Britain
Epilogue Democracy Now: Retrospect & Prospects
Endnotes: References and Further Reading