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The Secret History of Democracy, by Benjamin Isakhan, Stephen Stockwell

Label
The Secret History of Democracy, by Benjamin Isakhan, Stephen Stockwell
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The Secret History of Democracy
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
707078811
Responsibility statement
by Benjamin Isakhan, Stephen Stockwell
Summary
This book explores the intriguing idea that there is much more democracy in human history than is generally acknowledged. It establishes that democracy was developing across greater Asia before classical Athens, clung on during the 'Dark Ages', often formed part of indigenous governance and is developing today in unexpected ways
Table Of Contents
pt. 1. Pre-Athenian democracy -- pt. 2. Democracy in the 'Dark Ages' -- pt. 3. Indigenous democracy and colonialism -- pt. 4. Alternative currents in modern democracy
Content
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