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Democracy and knowledge

innovation and learning in classical Athens

by Josiah Ober

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- To 1500,
  • Political participation -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- To 1500,
  • Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government,
  • Greece -- Politics and government -- To 146 B.C

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJosiah Ober.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC75.D36 O25 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19970872M
    ISBN 109780691133478
    LC Control Number2008007928

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