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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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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.

Books By Author Pierre Leveque

Cleisthenes the Athenian by Pierre Leveque

Cleisthenes the Athenian

Hardback, February 1996
$108.00