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A Cultural History Of Democracy

$755.00
SKU 9781350042933

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How has the concept of democracy been understood, manifested, reimagined and represented through the ages? In a work that spans 2,500 years these fundamental questions are addressed by 66 experts, each contributing their overview of a theme applied to a period in history. With the help of a broad range of case material they illustrate the physical, social and cultural contexts of democracy in Western culture from antiquity to the present.

Voume 1 – A Cultural History of Democracy in Antiquity (Edited by Paul Cartledge, University of Cambridge, UK and Carol Atack, University of Oxford, UK)

Voume 2 – A Cultural History of Democracy in the Medieval Age (Edited by Ken Pennington, The Catholic University of America, USA and David Napolitano, University of Cambridge, UK)

Voume 3 – A Cultural History of Democracy in the Renaissance (Edited by Virginia Cox, New York University, USA and Joanne Paul, University of Sussex, UK)

Voume 4 – A Cultural History of Democracy in the Age of Enlightenment (Edited by Michael Mosher, University of Tulsa, USA and Anna Plassart, Open University, UK)

Voume 5 – A Cultural History of Democracy in the Age of Empire (Edited by Tom Brooking, Otago University, New Zealand and Todd M. Thompson, Biola University, USA)

Voume 6 – A Cultural History of Democracy in the Modern Age (Edited by Eugenio Biagini, University of Cambridge, UK and Gary Gerstle, University of Cambridge, UK)

The Cultural Histories series offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages.

Hardback: 6 Volumes
Product Dimensions: 176 x 250 mm
ISBN: 9781350042933

Published by Bloomsbury