Politics in the Ancient World by M. I. Finley
The comparative analysis of the rich political scene in the city states of Greece and republican Rome yields insights on political debate that has had a major impact on our understanding of classical culture.
Table of ContentsPreface; 1. State, class and power; 2. Authority and patronage; 3. Politics; 4. Popular participation; 5. Political issues and conflict; 6. Ideology; Bibliography; Index.