Democracy and knowledge : innovation and learning in classical Athens

Josiah Ober

When does democracy work well, and why? Is democracy the best form of government? These questions are of supreme importance today as the United States seeks to promote its democratic values abroad. In Democracy and Knowledge, Josiah Ober looks to ancient Athens to explain how and why direct democrat...

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Main Author: Ober, Josiah (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2010.
Physical Description:xvi, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN(s):9780691146249 : paperback
General note:First published: 2008.
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