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Silence and democracy

John Zumbrunnen

Silence and democracy

Athenian politics in Thucydides" history

by John Zumbrunnen

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thucydides,
  • Democracy -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- To 1500,
  • Political participation -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- To 1500,
  • Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [192]-197) and index.

    StatementJohn Zumbrunnen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC75.D36 Z86 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 200 p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16955180M
    ISBN 109780271033570
    LC Control Number2007043310

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