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Peasant-Citizen & Slave

The Foundations of Athenian Democracy (CORRECTED PBK)

by Ellen Meiksins Wood

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Published by Verso .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • Social history,
  • Political activity,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: American,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Politics and government,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Political Science / Civil Rights,
  • Greece,
  • Athens,
  • Athens (Greece),
  • Peasantry,
  • Slavery

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8307241M
    ISBN 100860919110
    ISBN 109780860919117

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    The Oriental despots knew very well what they were doing. Each of these boards had its own very carefully defined sphere of work. But the proletarians of the Piraeus were the driving force and they were the most radical of the democrats. The assembly appointed a council of to be responsible for the administration of the city and the carrying out of decisions.

    He was constantly reelected. In the best days of Peasant-Citizen & Slave book democracy, there were many slaves who, although denied the rights of citizenship, lived the life of the ordinary Greek citizen. Thus, commercially and militarily, Athens became a naval power. To learn more about cookies, please see our cookie policy. The statement occurs in perhaps the greatest of all the Greek statements on democracy, the speech of Pericles on the occasion of a funeral of Athenians who had died in war. Hundreds of years later, why did the 19th-century poet and self-styled philosopher Gerard Manley Hopkins find this revolutionary teaching so appealing?


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At its best, in the city state of Athens, the public assembly of all the citizens made all important decisions on such questions as peace or war.

Subject: Slavery

That is why a study, however brief of the constitution and governmental procedures of Greek Democracy is so important for us today.

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And the religious ideas of a people are usually a reflection and development of their responses to the society in which they live. Whatever the trade of the individual, whatever his education, he was chosen by lot to do the work the state required.

For Negri, Leopardi is not the bitter, idealistic individualist of conventional literary history, but rather a profoundly materialist thinker who sees human solidarity as the only possible solution to the catastrophes of history and politics.

And the fact which should never be forgotten and which indeed we should make the foundation of all our thinking on Greece is that by far the greatest number of them lived, and their finest work was done, in the days when the Greek Democracy flourished.

The Empires of France and Britain have not lasted very much longer.

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Peasant-Citizen & Slave book The modern community lives at the expense of the proletariat. You only have to look at what the rest of the world around them was doing and thinking.

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Hundreds of years later, why did the 19th-century poet and self-styled philosopher Gerard Manley Hopkins find this revolutionary teaching so appealing? One of the most important pieces of evidence is the complaint of Plato that it was impossible to tell a slave to go off the pavement to make way for a free citizen especially so distinguished a citizen as Plato for the simple reason that they dressed so much like the ordinary citizen that it was impossible to tell who was a citizen and who was a slave.If you're an author or publisher with a forthcoming book, drop us a line at [email protected]galisend.com Read any?

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