cover of book
 

Democracy’s Slaves
by Paulin Ismard
Harvard University Press, 2017
eISBN: 978-0-674-97378-7 | Cloth: 978-0-674-66007-6
Library of Congress Classification HT863.I8513 2017
Dewey Decimal Classification 306.3620938

ABOUT THIS BOOK | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Challenging the modern belief that democracy and bondage are incompatible, Paulin Ismard directs our attention to ancient Athens, where the functioning of civic government depended on skilled, knowledgeable experts who were literally public servants—slaves owned by the city-state rather than by private citizens.

See other books on: Greece | History & Theory | Public administration | Slavery | To 146 B.C
See other titles from Harvard University Press
Nearby on shelf for Communities. Classes. Races / Classes / Slavery: