Cleisthenes the Athenian by Pierre Leveque
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Cleisthenes the Athenian
By Pierre Leveque

Cleisthenes the Athenian

An Essay on the Representation of Space and Time in Greek Political Thought

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Cleisthenes the Athenian by Pierre Leveque

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This classic study of the reforms in Athens in 507/506 b.c.e. that led to the birth of democracy is the only book-length treatment ever to have examined their philosophical, political, and aesthetic setting and significance. Focusing on the creation of a secular civic space and time, the book has influenced a generation of scholars in anthropology, sociology, urban planning, political science, philosophy, and classical studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781573923330
ISBN-10: 1573923338
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 155mm x 13mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Ancient Greece by Pierre Leveque Ancient Greece, Paperback (March 1994)

To understand ancient Greece is to understand our world. Its states numbered Athens, Sparta and Thebes; it founders were men such as Homer, Pythagoras and Socrates. This account explores the invention of philosophy, mathematics, democracy, drama, classical sculpture and architecture.

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Author Biography - Pierre Leveque

Pierre Leveque is president of the Annales Litteraires de l'Universite de Besancon and president emeritus of the Universite de Besancon. Pierre Vidal-Naquet is Director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and Director of the Centre Louis Gernet de Recherches Compares sur les Societes Anciennes. Cornelius Castoriadis is Director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. David Ames Curtis is a freelance translator, writer, and editor.

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