Democracy ancient and modern: what can we learn from the Greeks?

paul cart Paul Cartledge on democracy ancient and modern: what can we learn from the Greeks?

Fom University of Cambridge, David Runciman presenting 'Election Politics' podcast

https://soundcloud.com/university-of-cambridge/s02-ep13-paul-cartledge-on-democracy-ancient-and-modern-what-can-we-learn-from-greeks

And for the book:

Democracy Democracy

                       A Life

                              Paul Cartledge

  • The long story of democracy, from ancient Greece to the twenty-first century, including:
  • How democracy was born and developed in the ancient world - and the many different forms that it took
  • The long centuries of democratic eclipse - from Byzantium to the Renaissance
  • The arguments against democracy over the centuries
  • The re-birth of democracy in seventeenth century England, revolutionary France, and the United States
  • How democracy has been constantly reconstituted and reinvented ever since

To order a copy follow the link:

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/democracy-9780199697670?q=paul%20cartledge&lang=en&cc=gb