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Democracy and salamis, 2500 years after the battle that saved Greece and the western world, Athanasios G. Platias, Emmanouil M. L. Economou, Nicholas C. Kyriazis, editors

Table Of Contents
Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Contributors -- Introduction: Democracy and Salamis -- References -- Ancient Authors -- Modern Authors -- Part I: The Democratic Implications of the Battle of Salamis -- Herodotus on Rationality and Cooperation Before Salamis -- 1 The Happiest Man -- 2 Lost Worlds and Adaptation -- 3 Isēgoria and Athens´ Greatness -- 4 Debating War Policy, 480 B.C. -- 5 Building a Navy, 483 B.C. -- 6 The Folly of the Crowd -- References -- Greece´s Finest Hour? The Democratic Implications of the Battle of Salamis -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Demokratia, Athenian-Style -- 3 Anti-Tyranny -- 4 The Battle of Marathon -- 5 Salamis Itself -- 6 The Parthenon again, Democratic Implications -- References -- A. Ancient Sources -- B. Modern Literature -- Salamis as Inflection Point: Militarization, Politicization, and Democratization -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Force Structure Challenge -- 3 The Sustainment Challenge -- 4 The Command Structure Challenge -- 5 The Inter-Poleis Strife Challenge -- 6 A ``Virtuous Cycle´´ -- 7 Conclusion -- References -- Part II: The Strategies That Lead to Monumental Naval Victories -- Themistocles: Leadership and Grand Strategy -- 1 Leadership and Grand Strategy: A Framework of Analysis -- 2 The Case of Themistocles -- 2.1 Part A: Leadership in Peacetime: Generating National Power -- 2.2 Part B: Leadership at War: Multiplying National Power -- 2.3 Part C: Leadership and the Foundations of Empire -- 3 Epilogue: Leadership and the Legacy of Themistocles -- References -- Salamis and Actium: Lessons from Two Decisive Ancient Battles in Greek Waters -- 1 Background -- 2 Leadership -- 2.1 Salamis -- 2.2 Actium -- 3 Battle -- 4 Artemisia and Cleopatra -- 5 Aftermath -- Reference -- The Legacy of the Battle of Thermopylae -- References -- Part III: The Institutional and Societal Implications of the Battle of Salamis
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (315 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9783030984311

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