The Resource The Greek polis and the invention of democracy : a politico-cultural transformation and its interpretations, edited by Johann P. Arnason, Kurt A. Raaflaub, and Peter Wagner, (electronic book)

The Greek polis and the invention of democracy : a politico-cultural transformation and its interpretations, edited by Johann P. Arnason, Kurt A. Raaflaub, and Peter Wagner, (electronic book)

Label
The Greek polis and the invention of democracy : a politico-cultural transformation and its interpretations
Title
The Greek polis and the invention of democracy
Title remainder
a politico-cultural transformation and its interpretations
Statement of responsibility
edited by Johann P. Arnason, Kurt A. Raaflaub, and Peter Wagner
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Greek Polis and the Invention of Democracy presents a series of essays that trace the Greeks' path to democracy and examine the connection between the Greek polis as a citizen state and democracy as well as the interaction between democracy and various forms of cultural expression from a comparative historical perspective and with special attention to the place of Greek democracy in political thought and debates about democracy throughout the centuries"--OhioLink Library Catalog
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
320.938/5
Index
index present
LC call number
JC75.D36
LC item number
G73 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-
  • 1956 September 18-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Árnason, Jóhann Páll
  • Raaflaub, Kurt A
  • Wagner, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democracy
  • City-states
  • Social change
  • Citizenship
  • Politics and culture
  • Arts
  • Civilization
  • Greece
  • Greece
Label
The Greek polis and the invention of democracy : a politico-cultural transformation and its interpretations, edited by Johann P. Arnason, Kurt A. Raaflaub, and Peter Wagner, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Johann P. Arnason, Kurt A. Raaflaub, and Peter Wagner -- Part I. The Greek Experience in Long-term Perspective -- Exploring the Greek Needle's Eye : Civilizational and Political Transformations / Johann P. Arnason -- Transformations of Democracy : Towards a History of Political Thought and Practice in Long-term Perspective / Peter Wagner -- Part II. Ways of Polis-making : Grasping the Novelty of the Political -- To Act with Good Advice : Greek Tragedy and the Democratic Political Sphere / Egon Flaig -- Democracy and Dissent : The Case of Comedy / Lucio Bertelli -- Democracy, Oratory, and the Rise of Historiography in Fifth-century Greece / Jonas Grethlein -- Political Uses of Rhetoric in Democratic Athens / Harvey Yunis -- Law and Democracy in Classical Athens / Adriaan Lanni -- Democracy and Political Philosophy : Influences, Tensions, Rapprochement / Ryan Balot -- Inscriptions and the City in Democratic Athens / Elizabeth Meyer -- Part III. Changing a Way of Life : Democracy's Impact on polis-Society -- The Impact of Democracy on Communal Life / Sara Forsdyke -- The Participation of the demos in Decision-Making : Principles and Reality / Claude Mossé -- Democracy and Religion in Classical Greece / Robin Osborne -- Democracy and War / Lawrence A. Tritle -- Part IV. Political Concepts and Commitments -- Perfecting the Political Creature (z?ion politikon) : Equality and "the Political" in the Evolution of Greek Democracy / Kurt A. Raaflaub -- Tyranny and Tragedy in Nietzsche's Understanding of the Greek polis / Tracy Strong -- The Liberty of the Moderns Compared to the Liberty of the Ancients / Nathalie Karagiannis and Peter Wagner
Control code
ebr10683254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 400 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The Greek polis and the invention of democracy : a politico-cultural transformation and its interpretations, edited by Johann P. Arnason, Kurt A. Raaflaub, and Peter Wagner, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Johann P. Arnason, Kurt A. Raaflaub, and Peter Wagner -- Part I. The Greek Experience in Long-term Perspective -- Exploring the Greek Needle's Eye : Civilizational and Political Transformations / Johann P. Arnason -- Transformations of Democracy : Towards a History of Political Thought and Practice in Long-term Perspective / Peter Wagner -- Part II. Ways of Polis-making : Grasping the Novelty of the Political -- To Act with Good Advice : Greek Tragedy and the Democratic Political Sphere / Egon Flaig -- Democracy and Dissent : The Case of Comedy / Lucio Bertelli -- Democracy, Oratory, and the Rise of Historiography in Fifth-century Greece / Jonas Grethlein -- Political Uses of Rhetoric in Democratic Athens / Harvey Yunis -- Law and Democracy in Classical Athens / Adriaan Lanni -- Democracy and Political Philosophy : Influences, Tensions, Rapprochement / Ryan Balot -- Inscriptions and the City in Democratic Athens / Elizabeth Meyer -- Part III. Changing a Way of Life : Democracy's Impact on polis-Society -- The Impact of Democracy on Communal Life / Sara Forsdyke -- The Participation of the demos in Decision-Making : Principles and Reality / Claude Mossé -- Democracy and Religion in Classical Greece / Robin Osborne -- Democracy and War / Lawrence A. Tritle -- Part IV. Political Concepts and Commitments -- Perfecting the Political Creature (z?ion politikon) : Equality and "the Political" in the Evolution of Greek Democracy / Kurt A. Raaflaub -- Tyranny and Tragedy in Nietzsche's Understanding of the Greek polis / Tracy Strong -- The Liberty of the Moderns Compared to the Liberty of the Ancients / Nathalie Karagiannis and Peter Wagner
Control code
ebr10683254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 400 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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