Coverart for item
The Resource What's wrong with democracy? : from Athenian practice to American worship, Loren J. Samons II

What's wrong with democracy? : from Athenian practice to American worship, Loren J. Samons II

Label
What's wrong with democracy? : from Athenian practice to American worship
Title
What's wrong with democracy?
Title remainder
from Athenian practice to American worship
Statement of responsibility
Loren J. Samons II
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this daring reassessment of classical Athenian democracy & its significance for the United States today, Samons firstly shows why the Athenian model was distrusted by America's founding father, before considering how the concept of democracy has now become an object of popular veneration
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Samons, Loren J.
Dewey number
321.8
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
JC421
LC item number
.S32 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democracy
  • Direct democracy
  • Republicanism
  • Representative government and representation
  • Political culture
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Civilization
  • Democracy
  • Direct democracy
  • Political culture
  • Representative government and representation
  • Republicanism
  • Greece
  • United States
Label
What's wrong with democracy? : from Athenian practice to American worship, Loren J. Samons II
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Athenian society and government -- Democracy and demagogues : election, voting, and qualifications for citizenship -- Public finance : democracy and the people's purse -- Foreign policy I : democracy imperial -- Foreign policy II : the Peloponnesian War -- National defense : democracy defeated -- Democracy and religion -- Conclusion : Socrates, Pericles, and the citizen
Control code
56733733
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520236608
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsz0qw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56733733
Label
What's wrong with democracy? : from Athenian practice to American worship, Loren J. Samons II
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Athenian society and government -- Democracy and demagogues : election, voting, and qualifications for citizenship -- Public finance : democracy and the people's purse -- Foreign policy I : democracy imperial -- Foreign policy II : the Peloponnesian War -- National defense : democracy defeated -- Democracy and religion -- Conclusion : Socrates, Pericles, and the citizen
Control code
56733733
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520236608
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsz0qw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56733733

Library Locations

    • Ellis LibraryBorrow it
      1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO, 65201, US
      38.944491 -92.326012
Processing Feedback ...